(CENTRAL HURON, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Major Crimes Unit is investigating a triple stabbing that occurred just after midnight on Sunday, July 30th.
On July 30th, 2023, at 12:45 a.m. Huron OPP officers received a report that several youths had been attacked by someone with a knife at a residence in Central Huron (Clinton). Police discovered that three victims under the age of 18 had been injured and taken to the Goderich hospital. One of the victims was subsequently transported to London’s Victoria Hospital where they remain. Injuries have been deemed non-life threatening. The suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival.
As a result of the investigation, a 15-year-old male youth from Stratford has been arrested and charged with the following offences:
– Aggravated Assault – one count,
– Assault with a Weapon – two counts,
– Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose – three counts,
– Failure to Comply with Undertaking – one count.
The accused is currently in custody awaiting a bail hearing.
The Huron OPP continues to investigate this incident and is seeking any information that may assist investigators. Any witnesses to the incident are encouraged to contact police. Any video surveillance capturing pedestrian traffic between the hours of 12:30 a.m. on July 30th and 5:00 a.m. on July 30th may be helpful to police.
Further, if anyone in Clinton has located, or locates discarded items that may be related to this matter, please call OPP.
Anyone with information regarding this incident are being asked to contact Huron OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 482-1677.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a secure web tip at P3tips where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.