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Suspect in Custody After Merritt Trail Stabbing in St. Catharines

56 year old St, Catharines resident is facing charges

A 56 year old man has been arrested following a stabbing on Merritt Trail in the area of Martindale Road near Erion Road, in St. Catharines 

Niagara Regional Police say the incident happened around 3:19 yesterday afternoon when a confrontation took place between the victim and suspect. 

The victim who had been riding an e-bike suffered a stab wound and was treated at an out-of-town trauma centre before being released to recover at home. 

Police arrested St. Catharines resident Frank Stephen who is now charged with assault causing bodily harm and assault with a weapon. 

He'll remain in custody until a bail hearing on Monday. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the lead detective by dialing 905-688-4111, option 3, extension 1009367.

 

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