Teen Charged in Burlington Triple Stabbing

Published November 30, 2017 at 4:03 pm

A teen is facing charges in connection with a triple stabbing in Burlington.

A teen is facing charges in connection with a triple stabbing in Burlington.

Reports came in about a large group of male youths fighting on Nov. 29 at 7:45 p.m. near Surrey Lane and Warwick Dr.

When Halton police arrived the teens had already scattered, however, a vehicle leaving the area was stopped and two of the occupants reported being stabbed during the fight.

Paramedics treated both victims before transporting them to Hamilton General Hospital.

The extent of their injuries is unknown, however, they’re not believed to be life-threatening, say police.

A third teen was located at the Joseph Brant Hospital, where he was being treated for a cut to his right arm that occurred during the same fight.

Investigators identified and arrested a 17-year-old male they allege is responsible for all three stabbings.

His name is protected under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

The teen was held for bail.

He’s charged with aggravated assault, carry concealed weapon, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, two counts of assault with a weapon, and breach of undertaking.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Phil Vandenbeukel of the Burlington criminal investigations bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2343.

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers “See something, Hear something, Say something” at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca, or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).

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