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OPP make an arrest after Paris Street stabbing suspect flees the city

Man, 31, accused of stabbing victim inside apartment building arrested during traffic stop in Britt
This was the scene at an apartment building at 1960 Paris St. Monday afternoon after a man was stabbed inside of one of the units. (File)

A 31-year-old man has been arrested for a stabbing at an apartment building on Paris Street on Monday afternoon.

Greater Sudbury Police say they were called out to the scene at 1960 Paris St. at 1:55 p.m. April 27. Officers located a 56-year-old man who had been stabbed inside of a residential unit in the building.

He was transported to the hospital by paramedics with non-life threatening injuries.

The man responsible for the attack had fled prior to police arrival. Information provided to police was that the man had fled the scene in a black Kia sedan.

Greater Sudbury Police say this was a targeted and isolated incident, as the two individuals are known to each other. and there was no threat to the general public

At 8:50 p.m. Monday evening on Highway 69 at Riverside Drive in Britt, Ontario Provincial Police officers located the vehicle being driven by the suspect.

The officers placed the man under arrest and transported him to Greater Sudbury Police headquarters, where he was booked into custody.

The 31-year-old man has been charged with:

  • Assault with a Weapon
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Three counts of Fail to Comply with Probation Order

The suspect attended bail court today (April 28), and was remanded into custody.