Welland woman charged after man stabbed in face during neighbour dispute: Police

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Published December 8, 2021 at 7:57 am

A woman from Welland has been arrested and charged following a stabbing incident at an apartment building in the city this week.

According to Niagara Regional Police, officers were called to a local hospital after a man in his 20s was admitted with a serious stab wound to his face.

Police learned that the man had been involved in an altercation with one of his neighbours in his multi-unit building in the area of Niagara Street and West Main Street.

Subsequent investigation found that the man and one of his neighbours, a woman also in her 20s, were involved in a dispute over various complaints.

Police said the woman confronted the man in a common area of the building on Tuesday (Dec. 7) afternoon and the confrontation resulted in the man being stabbed.

When police attended the apartment building, the woman was arrested and a knife was seized from the scene.

Police arrested 28-year-old Alysha Cyopeck of Welland who has been charged with:

  • Assault with a weapon Sec 267 (a) CC

Cyopeck was held in custody in order to attend a video bail hearing on December 8, 2021, at the Robert S. K. Welch Courthouse in St. Catharines.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact detectives at 905-688-4111, extension 1023300.

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