Hamilton, Ontario,

Hamilton Police Continue to Investigate Stabbing Incident

Hamilton Police Detectives continue to investigate a stabbing incident in the Westdale area. Residents are asked to check their security cameras for any suspicious activity.

On Sunday, October 27, 2019, shortly before midnight, a couple was in a residence on Bowman Street when they were assaulted after opening the door to three masked males. The male victim, 19-years-of-age from Etobicoke, received injuries from a sharp-edged weapon. He was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The female victim, 19-years-of-age from Hamilton, was sprayed with an unknown aerosol irritant. She was medically treated at the scene.

The three masked suspects fled the scene. They are described as being brown-skinned and wearing dark clothing.

Through investigation, police believe this was a targeted incident in relation to a disturbance that took place at the residence the night before.

Hamilton Police Detectives are asking residents in the area to check their security cameras for any suspicious activity.

If you have any information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Detective A. Gill by calling 905-546-3818.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com