Mississauga man charged with attempted murder after Toronto knife attack

By Steve Pecar

Published April 4, 2022 at 12:25 pm

A Mississauga man has been charged with numerous crimes following a knife attack in Toronto last month.

Police in Toronto say the incident occurred on the evening of March 7 when the male victim was approached by another man in the area of ​​Dufferin St. and Lawrence Ave. W.

The culprit started yelling at the victim and then pulled out a knife and stabbed him.

The victim was treated in the hospital for serious injuries.

This past weekend police arrested Robert Vernon, 29, of Mississauga.

Vernon is charged with attempted murder, carrying a concealed weapon, dangerous weapons, and two counts of failing to comply with a release order.

The police investigation into this attack is continuing at they would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident or has film footage. They can contact police at 416-808-3200.

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