Release Date: February 7th, 2018 - 7:45pm
Originator: Detective Phil Vandenbeukel, Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2343
Contact: Detective Phil Vandenbeukel, Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2343
On February 7th, 2018 at approximately 11:25am, police responded to a residence in the area Cortland Drive and Waterloo Street in Burlington after receiving information of a stabbing. Upon arriving to the residence police confirmed that a male had sustained serious injuries as a result of stab wounds. The victim was rushed to Hamilton General Hospital by paramedics for medical treatment.
Investigation revealed the stabbing occurred as a result of a verbal and physical altercation within the residence.
Investigation has also revealed that all persons involved in this matter have been identified and are known to one another.
Police have identified the accused as Hayden Scott ERMEL (19 years old) of no fixed address. The accused was held for a bail hearing for the following offences:
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Phil Vandenbeukel of the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2343. Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers "See something? Hear something? Know something? Contact Crimestoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.
Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.