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Wednesday October 26th, 2016

Posted at 4:57pm

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One person has been arrested and police are looking for three others after a violent assault last week.

Police say that the 26-year-old victim may have been lured to the rear parking lot of Tim Horton’s located in the 2800 block of Howard Avenue on Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 between 8pm and 9pm.   There were several people involved in an altercation, both males and females. Detectives believe the victim was forced into the vehicle by the suspects.

He was later found in an apartment on the 600 block of Mill Street severely beaten, hands bounded and suffering from multiple stab wounds and cuts to his body. He remains in hospital in critical condition.

Detectives from the major crime branch began investigating by speaking to the 67-year-old witness who called the police and resides in the apartment. Through the investigation officers found that the witness played a role in the assault and he was subsequently placed under arrest.

Investigators believe the victim was targeted and that it wasn’t a random act. Thy say that there were also number of other suspects identified and believed to be involved in the kidnapping, forcible confinement and assault of the victim.

They also say that the victim was also targeted in a stabbing incident reported on Thursday, September 29th, 2016. In the earlier incident he was found in the area of Glengarry Avenue and Wyandotte Street East at approximately 2:30am, suffering from multiple stab wounds, but he wasn’t cooperative with that investigation.

As a result, 67-year-old Walter Smith is charged with forcible confinement and aggravated assault.

Warrant have been issued for three additional suspects:

Dustin Schuh, a 26-year-old male from is wanted for kidnapping, forcible confinement and aggravated assault. Through the investigation information on a separate incident additional charges for Use imitation firearm in the commission of an indictable offence and forcible confinement.

Daniel Shaw, a 38-year-old male from Windsor is wanted for kidnapping, forcible confinement and aggravated assault.

Melissa Luyten, a 26-year-old female from Windsor is wanted for kidnapping, forcible confinement and aggravated assault.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Windsor Police at 519-255-6700 ext. 4830, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS), or online at www.catchcrooks.com.

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