Jan. 31 stabbing in Oshawa leads to aggravated assault and other charges

A 51-year-old man has been charged in connection with a stabbing in Oshawa, Ont., police say.

Durham Regional Police said at around 6:17 a.m., on Jan. 31, officers received a report of a stabbing near Simcoe and Bagot streets.

Officers said a 40-year-old man was found with non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to a Toronto-area trauma centre.

He has since been released.

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According to police, a man fled on foot before officers arrived.

In an update on Friday, police said Paul Watson, 51, of Oshawa, had been arrested.

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Watson has been charged with nine offences, including aggravated assault, assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm and uttering death threats.

Officers said he was held for a bail hearing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2739 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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