Durham Regional Police – Suspect Arrested for a Stabbing of 78-Year-Old in Whitby

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Investigators have charged a 27-year-old male in connection to a stabbing on Thursday afternoon.

On Thursday, October 27, 2022, at approximately 3:05 p.m., members of Central West Division responded to Motel 6 on Consumers Drive in Whitby for a stabbing.  The suspect

Approached the 78-year-old victim and stabbed him before taking his personal property and fleeing. The victim was taken to a Toronto-area trauma centre with life-threatening injuries.

Investigators were able to locate the suspect and he was arrested nearby.

Dale WYATT, age 27, of Clarington, is charged with: Aggravated Assault; Assault with a Weapon; Robbery; Weapons Dangerous and Fail to Comply with Release Order x4.  He was held for a bail hearing.

 Anyone with new information about this investigation is asked to contact D/Cst Crosbie of Central West Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1815.

 Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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