Broadcast time: 8:10 am

Date: February 15, 2017

On February 14, 2017, at approximately 4:50 pm, members of the Sarnia Police Service General Patrol responded to a disturbance at a residence located at the south end of Lansdowne Avenue, in the City of Sarnia.

Upon arrival, officers observed that a window had been broken to the residence. From there officers continued their investigation and were able to determine that a 22 year old male had been stabbed in the stomach but was able to leave the area.

It was also determined that the 22 year old was stabbed by a 25 year old male who resided at the residence on Lansdowne Avenue that had the broken window. The assault arose regarding a dispute over ownership of certain articles of property.

The 22 year old victim was located and had been transported to the local hospital for medical care with non-life threatening injuries.

The 25 year old suspect, from Sarnia, remains in police custody and is awaiting his bail hearing.

If anyone has any information regarding this investigation they are please asked to call 519-344-8861 and contact Detective Constable Sam Sulaiman (extension 6132) or Detective Sgt. Michael Kahnert (extension 6196). You may also contact Sarnia Lambton Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Constable Giovanni Sottosanti

Media Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 6168

Email: [email protected]