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Police make arrest related to overnight stabbing in Clarenville


Clarenville RCMP has made an arrest in connection to a stabbing last night.

In a press release issued this morning, police say just before 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, RCMP responded to a report of an assault outside a residence on Moore’s Road in Clarenville.

According to RCMP, investigators arrived on the scene in minutes to find a 50 year-old man who had suffered stab wounds as a result of an altercation.

The man was transported to G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital via ambulance with non-life threatening injuries. He remains in hospital today.

Subsequent investigation by RCMP led to the arrest of a 42 year-old man from Clarenville.

The accused remains in custody on Sunday and will appear in court later today. He is charged with aggravated assault and possession of a weapon dangerous to the public.

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