Update: Stabbing sends person to hospital, public urged to avoid area in east Hamilton

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Published September 14, 2023 at 2:19 pm

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A man has been taken to hospital after being stabbed in the back in east Hamilton today, according to police.

Hamilton police said it is investigating the stabbing in the area of Kinrade Avenue and Barton Street East on Thursday, Sept. 14,

Police are warning people to stay away from the area. 

Indy Bharaj, a public information officer for the force, told inthehammer.com that police responded to the stabbing shortly before 1:15 p.m. and found a man in his thirties with stab wounds on his back.

The man was transported to hospital in “stable condition,” he said in an email. “Police are holding a scene and canvassing for video and witnesses.”

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