Police arrest suspect after man arrives at Cobourg hospital with serious stab wound

A Cobourg man has been arrested in connection to a stabbing incident last week.


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Man airlifted after arriving to Cobourg hospital with stab wound: police

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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