Police investigating “violent stabbing” at Whitby motel

Durham Regional Police were contacted at 3:07 p.m., Thursday afternoon to attend a “very violent stabbing” at a motel on Consumers Drive, Whitby.

Police say a male victim was rushed to a Toronto area trauma center with “serious stab wounds” and is in life threatening condition.

Officers with the services TSU (tactical support unit), Air 1, and K9 converged on the location in search of a suspect, who fled the scene.

A 27-year-old male was located in a nearby green area and arrested. He is being held in custody, and is charged with aggravated assault.

Officers are continuing their investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact police or crime stoppers.

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