Suspect charged following stabbing

Windsor Police Service News Update
May 21, 2024

Case #: 24-56629
Suspect charged following stabbing

The Windsor Police Service has charged a 25-year-old man following a stabbing over the weekend.

Shortly after midnight on May 20, 2024, officers responded to a residence in the 300 block of University Ave. E. for a report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim with multiple stab wounds to his face. The victim was admitted to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers quickly located a suspect on the premises and took him into custody without incident.

Ruben Charles Jacob has been charged with assault with a weapon and breach of probation.

At the time of the offence, Jacob was on probation and prohibited from possessing weapons following an incident earlier this year.

Anyone with information is asked to call 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

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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