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News Release: October 16, 2018

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News Release

Prepared by: Peter Leon
Posted: October 16, 2018
Occurrence Type: Police Investigate Stabbing
Occurrence #: BA18051939
Date: Monday, October 15, 2018 - 4:03pm

On Monday, October 15, 2018, at approximately 4:03 p.m., officers from the Barrie Police Service responded to a report of a stabbing at the Georgian Mall located at 509 Bayfield Street in the City of Barrie.

Upon arrival on the east side, upper parking lot area of the Mall, police were able to determine that an altercation had taken place between two males which resulted in one male sustaining non life-threatening injuries. The injured victim, a 17-year-old male from Barrie was transported to a local hospital prior to police arrival.

The ongoing investigation, which was conducted by the Barrie Police Investigative Services, who were assisted at the scene by the Forensic Identification Unit, resulted in an arrest shortly after the incident had taken place.

The accused, a 20-year-old male from Barrie has been charged with: Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Assault with a Weapon and Fail to Comply with Probation. He is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice located in Barrie today for a bail hearing.

Prepared By: Peter Leon

                      Corporate Communications Coordinator

Occurrence:   BA18051939