Update: Suspect charged with attempted murder after officer allegedly stabbed

One person faces charges, including attempted murder, aftr a Peterborough Police officer was allegedly stabbed over the weekend. 

On Aug. 2, police say an officer was investigating a reported criminal occurrence and confronted the suspect in the matter. The suspect allegedly became violent with the officer and a physical altercation ensued. As a result the officer was stabbed and taken to hospital. The officer is in stable condition.

The suspect, Cody Patterson has been arrested and is in custody facing the following charges: Attempted Murder, Assault with a Weapon, Theft Under $5,000 and Breaching a Weapon Prohibition.

In a social media post following the incident, Peterborough Police Chief Scott Gilbert noted East City Bowl park was closed for the investigation. 

 

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