5 Stabbings Over Night Saturday in Byward Market Ottawa #OPS July 18, 2016

Stabbing investigations in the ByWard market area, seeking witnesses

(Ottawa) –The Ottawa Police Service responded to two separate stabbing incidents which occurred in the ByWard market overnight. Investigators are looking for the public’s assistance.

The first incident occurred on Saturday evening at 10pm at Waller Street and Rideau Street.  One male victim was stabbed and sustained non-life-threatening injuries. He was treated and released from hospital. An unidentified suspect, described as a white male in his mid 20’s fled the scene.

The second incident occurred on Sunday morning at 1:42am on William Street between York Street and George Street. Five male victims were injured, four of them stabbed. All victims have since been treated. Their injuries are non-life threatening. All three suspects are now in custody.  The suspects are not known to the victims.

Central District Investigators are looking for assistance from the public from those that witnessed either incident or have additional information.

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