On Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at approximately 1:00pm, 1 district uniform officers attended the area of Geneva Street and Church Street, in regards to a stabbing.

Investigation revealed that a 33 year old male attended the area and had gotten into an argument with a 50 year old male.

The argument escalated to a physical confrontation which resulted in the 50 year old male slashing the victim then stabbed him. 

The victim was transported to a local hospital with a non life threatening injuries.

Michael Calder (50 years old) of St. Catharines was arrested and charged with the following offence of:

Aggravated Assault

Calder was held in custody pending a bail hearing that is expected to take place on September 2, 2021.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Niagara Regional Police Service at 905-688-4111, ext. 1002200.