Man recovering in hospital after being stabbed by woman in Fort Erie

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An adult male is recovering in hospital with injuries after a stabbing in Fort Erie early Tuesday morning. The male was injured shortly before 3:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at a residential address on Washington Rd. in Fort Erie.

Local Emergency Medical Services and uniform officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service were dispatched to the residence, after learning the male had been stabbed and required medical assistance. Officers and E.M.S. personnel arrived and located the victim outside of the residence; the victim was tended to at the scene and subsequently transported to the hospital where he remains in serious condition.

A residence on Washington Rd. is currently being maintained by the police. The matter is being investigated as a domestic disturbance and the name of the accused will not be released in the interest of protecting the identity of the victim. The investigation is ongoing.

A 37-year-old female was arrested at the scene and will be held in police custody to await a bail hearing.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Niagara Regional Police at 905 688 4111 x 5100 or 2300.