Quinte West OPP investigating early morning assault

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The Ontario Provincial Police’s (OPP) Quinte West Detachment is currently investigating a serious assault that occurred in the early hours of Sunday, Jun. 30, 2024.

Police responded to a report of a stabbing at approximately 3:00 a.m. near Front Street in Quinte West. Police say that upon arrival, officers found an individual suffering from cuts inflicted by an edged weapon. The victim was promptly transported to a local hospital where they received treatment for injuries described as non-life-threatening.

Authorities have indicated that, based on current information, this incident appears to be isolated, and there is no ongoing threat to public safety.

Investigators are urging anyone who witnessed the assault or possesses relevant video footage to come forward and assist with the ongoing investigation. Those with information are encouraged to contact the Quinte West OPP Crime Unit at 1-888-310-1122.