St Catharines traffic incident leads to alleged stabbing incident: Police

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Published June 18, 2021 at 5:13 pm

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A traffic altercation in St Catharines on June 17, 2021, led to a man being taken to the hospital after he was allegedly stabbed.

Niagara Police reported that at 7:35 pm, a father, 45, and his six-year-old son were crossing eastbound at the intersection of Ontario Street and Scott Street West when they were struck by a black 2009 Toyota pickup truck.

When the 32-year-old driver got out of his truck and approached the pair, he was allegedly stabbed by the father.

“The driver walked away from the father and approached witnesses where he sought first aid attention,” the news release reads.

He was soon taken to the hospital with non life threatening injuries.

The father and son also suffered minor physical injuries.

Police say Ryan Garrett of St Catharines is facing aggravated assault charges. He was held in custody and will be released today pending a bail hearing.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact them at 905-688-4111 ext. 1002200

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