The Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Crime Unit is continuing to investigate a serious assault with a weapon at a residence on Cartier Boulevard, in Hawkesbury.

On September 6, at 1:11 p.m., members of the detachment responded to a report of an assault, in which an adult male had been attacked with an edged weapon by an individual who then fled the scene.

The victim, age 17, suffered multiple stab wounds and was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

A 22-year-old man from Hawkesbury was arrested the same day and charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with:

·       Assault with a weapon, section 267(a)

·       Aggravated assault, section 268