Brandon police to request warrant for suspect in stabbing

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Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

On December 25, at approx. 8:45 pm, police received a report of a stabbing on Willowdale Cr. The victim, a 39 year old male from Brandon, had suffered a single stab wound to his lower abdomen. He was transported to BRHC and was treated there.

The victim and another person were outside having a smoke when a male and female came walking up and asked them for a smoke. The male and female were invited inside the residence.

The suspect and the victim were in the kitchen when the suspect demand the victim give him everything. When the victim refused, he was stabbed. A struggle ensued when the witness grabbed a chair to get in between the victim and the suspect. The female attacked the witness while he was defending the stabbing victim. The suspects then left, stealing a pink Samsung cell phone and battery charging case. Police attended and the Police Service Dog(PSDU) was called out to track the suspects. The PSDU tracked the female suspect to a business on Brandon Ave. She was arrested and the stolen cell phone was found on her. The 21 year old female was lodged to appear in the morning on charges of Possession of Stolen Property, Possession of a Weapon, Robbery with Violence, Aggravated Assault with a Weapon.

The male suspect was identified by the victims. Attempts were made to locate him but were not successful. A warrant will be requested for the 25 year old male suspect, on charges of Robbery with Violence, Aggravated Assault with a Weapon, Fail to Comply with a Release Order.