Police seek stabbing suspect

Windsor Police Service News Update
January 7, 2024
Case #: 24-2234
Police seek stabbing suspect 


The Windsor Police Service is looking for a suspect following a stabbing on Saturday afternoon. 

Shortly before 3 p.m. on January 6, 2024, officers responded to a call about a stabbing at a motel in the 2600 block of Howard Avenue. At the scene, officers located a 47-year-old male with a stab wound to his body. 

The victim was taken to hospital with a non-life-threatening injury. 

Officers learned that a verbal altercation started between the victim and an unknown male suspect inside a motel room. After the dispute turned physical, the suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed the victim before fleeing the scene. 

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 35 years old, with a medium build. He was last seen wearing a black tracksuit and a black jacket. 

This remains an ongoing investigation. Investigators urge business owners and residents in the immediate vicinity of the incident to review their security surveillance cameras for suspicious activity.

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 www.catchcrooks.com

If you or someone you know is an affected person in need of support, please call Victim Services Windsor Essex County at 519-723-2711 or the Victim Assistance Unit at Windsor Police at 519-255-6700, ext. 4879.
For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4441.

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