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40-year-old man charged in connection with stabbing in Orillia

A 40-year-old man faces charges following an alleged assault in Orillia over the weekend.

Provincial police say officers received a weapons call early Sunday afternoon and found an individual who had been stabbed on Queen Street.

Police say the suspect was quickly apprehended a short distance away.

The OPP K9 and Central Region Emergency Response Team helped in the investigation.

The victim was taken to a local hospital to be treated. Police did not provide the extent of the individual's injuries.

The accused, of no fixed address, faces aggravated assault and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

He was held in police custody pending a bail hearing in Newmarket. Top Stories

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