Sudbury police investigating another stabbing downtown
SUDBURY -- Sudbury police are investigating after another downtown stabbing sent a man to hospital in critical condition.
A 30-year-old man entered the downtown transit hub Sunday around 8:15 p.m. after being stabbed.
Transit security called police and provided medical attention to the man until paramedics arrived.
Police said the man was involved in a verbal argument with another man that turned physical.
It is believed the assault took place outside of 159 Cedar Street and the suspect fled on foot while the victim went to the GOVA transit hub for help.
The area of Cedar Street, Elm Street, Lisgar Street and Paris Street were all closed to both vehicles and pedestrians.
Police believe it is an isolated incident and that the two men were known to each other. "We do not believe there to be any threat to the general public," said police in a news release Monday morning.
The suspect is described as:
- 5'9" tall
- 145 pounds
- Very little hair
- Wearing dark clothing at the time of the incident
"Officers will be canvassing the area again today and detectives will continue to review video surveillance footage collected from the downtown," said police. "We know that there were a number of witnesses to this incident and we are asking anyone with information related to the incident to contact our Criminal Investigation Division at 705-675-9171 extension 2372."
Anyone with information is asked to contact Police at 705-675-9171 or Crime Stoppers at 705- 222-TIPS, online at www.sudburycrimestoppers.com.
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