Windsor Police are investigating after a man was stabbed on the city’s west side early this morning. At 3:40 a.m. of Friday, August 5, 2011, police were called to the 900 block of Partington Avenue for a report of a stabbing. When police arrived they learned that the 17-year-old victim had walked to another home in the 1300 block of Rankin Blvd. Police located the victim there and observed that the man had sustained a superficial laceration to his abdomen area. Ambulance transported the man to Hotel Dieu Hospital where he was treated and released.
Police report that a number of people had been at the house on Partington Avenue when three males arrived. They were invited in and remained there for a couple of hours. Shortly after 3:00 a.m., two of the men in the house became engaged in an argument and then a fight. The altercation spilled out into the street where two other men jumped in to break the fight up. During the skirmish, the 17-year-old victim received a puncture wound with a knife. The knife was knocked from the suspect’s hand and was located by officers at the scene. The suspect and another man ran southbound on Partington Avenue from the scene and the victim walked home where he was located by officers.
The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 20 years old, 6′, 140 lbs with a skinny build. He was wearing a plaid shirt, blue jean shorts and a red and blue ball cap with a “Super Mario” logo on the front.
Anyone with any information regarding this incident or the identity of the suspect is asked to call Windsor Police Investigations at 519-255-6700 ext 4830 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 519-258-TIPS (8477).