Man charged after downtown stabbing

A 41-year-old Whitehorse man is facing an assault with a weapon charge after someone was stabbed at Teegatha’Oh Zheh Park in downtown Whitehorse.

A 41-year-old Whitehorse man is facing an assault with a weapon charge after someone was stabbed at Teegatha’Oh Zheh Park in downtown Whitehorse.

Police were called to the park at the end of Main Street shortly after 10 p.m. on June 25.

They found a man bleeding from an apparent stab wound in his arm. A knife was recovered at the scene.

The victim was taken to Whitehorse General Hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

A second man, 41-year-old Joseph Bernier, has been charged with one count of assault with a weapon.

Police are still investigating and are asking anyone with information to call the RCMP at 867-667-5555.

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