Stabbing suspect arrested

Windsor Police Service News Update
December 31, 2023
Case #: 23-148727
Stabbing suspect arrested

The Windsor Police Service has arrested a suspect in connection to a stabbing near downtown.

Shortly after 3:30 p.m. on December 30, 2023, officers responded to a report of a stabbing at an apartment building in the 400 block of Glengarry Avenue. The parties involved had left the scene before police arrived. However, officers reviewed surveillance video, which showed the suspect stab the victim, a 34-year-old male, once in the lower back following a physical altercation. 

Officers located and arrested the suspect approximately three hours later in the 900 block of Wyandotte Street East.

Mitchell Charles Butt, 32, is charged with:
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Assault causing bodily harm 
  • Breach of probation

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4830. They can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at
For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4441.

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