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Woman safe after neck slashed during domestic dispute

Durham Police yesterday said a 34-year-old female is recovering after her neck was slashed during a domestic dispute in Whitby.

On Friday, February 16 at about 3:50 pm, members from Central West Division attended a gas station near Brock Street South and Consumers Drive in Whitby for reports of a female suffering from a slash wound to her neck.

Officers arrived on scene and located the female suffering from significant injuries.  She was transported to a Toronto-area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, said a police statement.

Police received information that the suspect had fled the area with a small child in a vehicle.  With the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police the suspect was located and taken into custody without incident.  The child was not harmed, police said.

A 40-year-old male from Mississauga has been charged with Aggravated Assault, Assault with a Weapon, Weapons Dangerous and Fail to Comply with Probation. No names were revealed.

Domestic violence can take many forms, including physical, emotional, financial, and psychological abuse. It knows no boundaries and can impact people of all ages, genders, races, and socioeconomic backgrounds. This incident serves as a crucial reminder that we must come together as a community to support those affected by domestic violence and work towards creating safer environments for everyone.

If you or anyone you know is a victim of domestic violence please reach out for help at:

Anyone with new information is asked to contact D/Cst. Musial of the Intimate Partner Violence Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5311.

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