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Update: Police make arrest after 17-year-old stabbing victim dies in downtown homicide

Teen succumbed to injuries after stabbing incident on Cedar Street Nov. 15
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Updated Nov. 16 at 10:16 a.m.

An 18-year-old male has been arrested, Greater Sudbury Police Service tweeted this morning,  in relation to the homicide that occurred on Cedar Street on Nov. 15.

Greater Sudbury Police said the arrest was made at 8:15 a.m. on Nov. 16. 

"Officers are still investigating but are not seeking any additional suspects for the incident," GSPS said in a tweet Saturday morning. 

"The accused was known to the victim and there is no threat to the general public."

Police will not be releasing the identity of the accused at this time. He will appear for bail Nov. 17.

The GSPS would like to thank the public for assistance with the investigation.

Anyone with information who has not spoken to police is asked to contact GSPS at 705-675-9171, ext. 2320.

Updated: Nov. 15 at 5:05 p.m.

A 17-year-old who was transported to hospital this morning after a stabbing incident downtown has died from his injuries.

His name will not be released out of respect for his family's wishes.

Greater Sudbury Police are now treating this incident as a homicide investigation, and have stated that this was an isolated incident.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact GSPS at 705-675-9171 ext. 2320.

Updated: Nov. 15 at 1:25 p.m.

One person is in critical condition after a stabbing incident near Pita Pit on Cedar Street Friday morning.

Greater Sudbury Police officers responded to stabbing on Cedar Street at around 10:30 a.m. Officers are currently canvassing the area and reviewing video.

Initial descriptors of the suspect(s) have not been confirmed. The investigation is ongoing and anyone who may have witnessed this incident is asked to call GSPS at 705-675-9171.

Updates will be provided as more information becomes available.

Updated: Nov. 15 at 1:10 p.m.

The GOVA Downtown Transit Terminal has reopened following an emergency road closure on Cedar Street. Buses are returning to regular schedules. Check mybus.greatersudbury.ca for up-to-date bus arrival and departure times.

Updated: Nov. 15 at 12:01 p.m.

GOVA Transit buses are dropping off and picking up passengers in Lane four of the Downtown Transit Terminal due to an emergency road closure on Cedar Street.

Passengers are advised to expect minor delays. Check mybus.greatersudbury.ca for up-to-date bus arrival and departure times. Updates will be shared as more details are available.

Original story:

There is a heavy police presence downtown this morning as Greater Sudbury Police investigate a possible stabbing near the Pita Pit on Cedar Street.

The victim is in critical condition, police report. 

GSPS is looking for two male suspects. One is described as wearing a white t-shirt with a red jacket, while the other is described as caucasian, wearing a grey sweat shirt, dark pants and carrying a dark-coloured backpack. 

Police say the individuals involved were known to each other.

The public is asked to avoid the area. The incident has closed the downtown transit terminal. 

This is a developing story.




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