Altercation downtown leaves woman with stab wounds
A woman was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a downtown stabbing late Monday afternoon.
There was an “altercation” between two females who were known to each other before the stabbing occurred around 4:30 p.m. outside of the Hamilton City Centre, said Hamilton police Staff Sgt. Frank Miscione.
One woman suffered two stab wounds, he said.
A youth has been arrested and charged with assault with a weapon, Miscione said.
The corner entrance of the City Centre at James Street North and York Boulevard was taped off around 5 p.m. Monday as police investigated.
What appeared to be blood could be seen on the sidewalk on James North as well as outside of the building’s vestibule.
Police are investigating after an incident at the corner of James Street North and York Boulevard.