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Media Release

Release Date: August 29th, 2019 - 2:13pm

Originator: D/Sergeant, Paul Foley, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext. 2216

Contact: D/Sergeant, Paul Foley, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext. 2216

Location: Oakville


Stabbing Suspect Arrested

On August 22, 2019, at approximately 5:50 pm, the Halton Regional Police Service responded to a stabbing in a commercial plaza located on Cross Avenue in the Town of Oakville. The victim, who is an employee of a local business, suffered a knife wound from an unknown suspect.

The victim was transported to the hospital where he required surgery for the stab wound.  The victim has since been released.

Investigators believe that prior to the stabbing, the victim was involved in a road rage incident that may have been a catalyst to the violent assault. 

On August 29, 2019, investigators from the 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau arrested Devan Dhindsa (19) of Oakville.  Dhindsa has been charged with:

  • Aggravated Assault
  • Assault with a Weapon
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose

Dhindsa was held pending a bail hearing the be heard on August 30, 2019.

Anyone with information that would assist in this investigation is encouraged to contact Detective Constable Glenfield of the 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905 825-4747 ext. 2263.

 

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.