December 10, 2023

Durham Regional Police say a 13-year-old boy has been arrested after a 15-year-old boy was stabbed in Pickering.

Police responded to an armed person call Friday evening in the area of Kingston Road and Orchard Valley Court.

Police said once on scene, a 15-year-old victim was found suffering from a stab wound and the suspect had fled.

The victim was taken to a Toronto-area trauma centre in serious but non-life-threatening condition.

The suspect was known to him, police said.

On Sunday, the 13-year-old suspect turned himself in and was held for a bail hearing, police said.

He faces several charges, including assault with a weapon and assault causing bodily harm, as well as possessing a weapon dangerous to the public and failure to comply with undertaking.

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The victim’s condition is now reported to be stable.

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