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Media Release

Release Date: June 12th, 2018 - 10:25am

Originator: Staff Sergeant Gerard KELLY, Uniform, 905.825.4747 Ext. 2310

Contact: Detective Jared MCLEOD, Criminal Investigation Bureau, 905.825.4747 Ext. 2385 or Ext. 2316

Location: Burlington

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Police investigating a stabbing in the City of Burlington

The Halton Regional Police Service is investigating a stabbing outside a licenced premise in the downtown area of the City of Burlington.
 On Tuesday June 12, 2018, at 12:45 am, two adult male persons were outside 'The Poacher" pub located on Pearl Street in the City of Burlington.  Both male persons were known to each other and got into a disagreement that resulted in a physical altercation. 
During the altercation between both persons, the male victim (22 years old) was stabbed in the left side of his chest.  The culprit (23 years old) then ran away from the scene. At this time it is not known if it was a knife or other some other type of edged weapon or tool used in the stabbing.
The 22 year old male victim was taken by emergency medical services to the Hamilton General Hospital.  It was determined that the victim had a small puncture to his lung on the left side of his chest.  The victim is in stable condition and is expected to make a full recovery. 
The male culprit has been identified as:
Daniel Richard FLENNIKEN (23 years old) of Waterdown, Ontario 
FLENNIKEN is presently wanted for the offences of Assault causing bodily harm and Assault with a weapon.  The Halton Regional Police Service is encouraging Mr. FLENNIKEN to seek legal advice and turn himself into custody.
Anyone with information on this crime is encouraged to contact Detective Jared MCLEOD of the Burlington Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905.825.4747 Ext. 2385 or Ext. 2316.
Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers  "See Something?  Hear Something? Know Something?"
Contact Crime Stoppers 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.

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers "See Something? Hear Something? Know Something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.