Update – Cobourg Police – Charges Laid in Stabbing Investigation

In Crime, Police Blotter

A 43-year-old Cobourg man is facing charges in an investigation of an alleged stabbing in the Town of Cobourg Monday morning.

On Monday, July 24, 2023, at 6:00 a.m., police responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence on Major Street near University Avenue in the Town of Cobourg.

A 39-year-old man was transported to hospital with serious injuries.

As a result of the police investigation, Brad Johnson (43) of Cobourg has been charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, and four counts of utter threats to cause death or bodily harm.

The accused was remanded into custody with a scheduled court date on Tuesday, July 25, 2023.

This investigation is ongoing. Police will remain on scene at a residence on Major Street near University Avenue and a second location on Division Street near University Avenue until the investigation concludes.

There is no concern for public safety at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 905-372-6821 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS or visiting stopcrimehere.ca. Tips received through Crime Stoppers may be eligible for a cash reward.

Breaking News – Person Under Arrest After Stabbing in Cobourg

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