Man stabbed at tractor pull


Chatham-Kent police have a suspect in custody in connection with a Friday night stabbing in Pain Court.

Police learned two men engaged in a verbal argument that escalated when the one man stabbed the other man with a knife shortly before 10 p.m. Friday at the Pain Court Tractor Pull.

The victim was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect fled the scene but was later located by the police on Erie Street in Merlin.

Police confirmed he was bound by a release order with a condition not to possess any weapons.

A 36-year-old Chatham man was charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and failing to comply with a release order.

He was transported to police headquarters and held pending a bail hearing.



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