At approximately 4:00 AM on November 18, 2012, Cape Breton Regional Police responded to a 911 call at a home on Veteran’s Avenue in Membertou, because of a report a disturbance had taken place and a male had been stabbed. EHS paramedics were called to the scene and transported the victim (a 30 yr. old male) to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital in serious condition.
Later that morning, police arrested the 22-year-old male suspect and members of the Major Crime Unit were called to assist with the investigation. Police charged the male Sunday afternoon, at which time he was remanded to the Cape Breton Correctional Centre until his scheduled Court appearance.
The victim remains in hospital, in stable condition.
Anyone with any information regarding this crime is asked to contact police 563-5151 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers.