Man sent to hospital with stab wounds after altercation in Summerside
Published Wednesday, February 14, 2018 2:44PM AST
A 31-year-old man is facing assault and weapons charges after another man was stabbed in Summerside last week.
Summerside Police Service says just before 9 p.m. Thursday, a 24-year-old man told them he was involved in an altercation with another man, who stabbed him in the hand and shoulder.
The victim told officers that he had accompanied a woman to a home on Heckbert Street in order for her to pick up her child from the child’s father.
The victim claims he and the man became involved in a physical altercation and the suspect brandished a knife.
The man was treated for minor injuries.
The suspect was arrested a short time later and charged with assault, assault with a weapon, uttering threats, possession of a dangerous weapon and mischief.
He appeared in court Wednesday to face the charges.