Editor note: The original story stated the victim and suspect knew each other. This was incorrect information provided by police. The article has been updated.
One person has been arrested following a stabbing in Lindsay, Ont., over the Victoria Day long weekend.
According to the Kawartha Lakes Police Service, around 6:40 p.m. on May 20, police responded to a disturbance in the area of Lindsay Street South and Russell Street.
Officers found an individual with a stab wound. The victim was first taken to Ross Memorial Hospital and then transferred to a Toronto-area hospital where they remain in stable condition as of Thursday afternoon.
Police say the suspect — who is not known to the victim — had fled the area before officers arrived.
Police say on Thursday the suspect was located and arrested in Peterborough.
A 31-year-old man from Lindsay was charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, and failure to comply with a release order. He is being held in custody and will appear in bail court on Friday.
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