Police seek help in Oshawa stabbing PDF Print E-mail

Police are asking for the public's help after a 17-year-old Oshawa male was stabbed multiple times Sunday night.

On Sunday January 30, 2011 at approximately 8:50 p.m. Durham Regional Police responded to a stabbing incident on Rideau Street in Oshawa. The 17-year-old male victim was exiting an apartment complex when he was accosted by three male suspects and stabbed several times. The suspects fled and were not apprehended by responding officers. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he received medical treatment for his serious but non-life-threatening injuries and was later released.

Investigators do not believe this was a random act and may be related to a drug transaction. Witnesses report the three suspects are described as: male, white wearing bandanas across their faces and are approximately 17-19 years of age.

Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact Det. Morrisette of the Central East Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 3617. Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or on the website at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters are eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.