A Cobourg man has been arrested in connection to a stabbing incident last week.
Police say on Wednesday, March 27 around 5:30 p.m., a man was dropped off by a vehicle at Northumberland Hills Hospital with a serious stab wound. The driver of the vehicle allegedly fled the scene.
Hours later, the injured man was airlifted to a Toronto-area trauma centre.
The following day, police issued a warrant for the arrest of a suspect.
On Tuesday morning around 11:30 a.m., Cobourg Police Service officers made an arrest.
Jilianno Michael Petrella, 20, of Cobourg, was charged with aggravated assault, assault with a weapon and failure to comply with a probation order.
He was held in custody for a scheduled bail hearing later on Tuesday.
Police continue to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to contact the service at 905-372-6821 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
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