Police Respond to Stabbing. One Arrested

On Wednesday May 17, 2017 at around 7:20 p.m. police received a 911 call from persons at a home on Park Avenue regarding a disturbance. Four persons, two men and two women attended this address uninvited and a verbal argument ensued between the four unwanted individuals and persons at the Peel Street home. The victim, a 52 year old Brantford man who was visiting the residence was assaulted by the two unwanted males. Accused #1 is alleged to have struck the victim in the face with a beer bottle subsequently causing injury to the victims face. Suspect #2, is alleged to have stabbed the victim with a sharp object in the chest area. The victim was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The four unwanted individuals fled the scene in a vehicle prior to police arriving. A description of the vehicle was obtained and a Community Patrol Officer who was making his way to the scene observed the vehicle travelling on Eerie Avenue. A traffic stop was performed and Accused #1 was arrested for Assault with a Weapon and Breach of Probation.
LAFORME, Jason, Anthony (Accused #1) a 38 year old Brantford man was held in custody for a bail hearing. Investigation continues regarding the identity and involvement of Suspect#2.

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