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Arrests made in Beaverton stabbing


DAN CEARNS, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, for The Standard

BROCK: Durham police (DRPS) have arrested two people following a stabbing in Beaverton that occurred late last month. Jason Kell, 35 years old, of Pefferlaw is facing charges of Aggravated Assault; Assault with a Weapon; Weapons Dangerous and Mischief under $5,000. Joanne Scott, 58 years old, of Mount Albert is facing charges of Aggravated Assault and Assault. “On Wednesday, September 1st, 2020, investigators from North Division with the assistance of York Regional Police arrested the female suspect in York Region and the male suspect turned himself in at Central East Division in Oshawa on September 2nd, 2020. The stabbing victim received medical treatment and has been released from hospital,” read a DRPS release. The incident occurred on Monday, August 31st. “At approximately 11:30 p.m., members of North Division responded to a hotel on Osborne Street in Beaverton. Officers located a 36-year-old male with a stab wound. The victim was in his hotel room when he was confronted by the known suspect. An altercation took place before the victim was stabbed. The suspect fled the scene in a vehicle driven by a female,” the press release read. People with more information on this case are being asked to call Detective McArthur or Detective/Constable Burns of the North Division Criminal Investigations Bureau, at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2677/2676.

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