Stabbing in downtown St. John's under investigation

The man charged in a stabbing incident that occurred in downtown St. John's Friday afternoon appeared in court Saturday.

Ralph Driscoll makes Saturday court appearance, held over weekend for Monday bail hearing

The man charged in a stabbing incident that occurred in downtown St. John's Friday afternoon appeared in court Saturday.

Ralph Driscoll, 51, has been charged with aggravated assault and assault with a weapon.

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary said the incident happened on Cabot Street, around 4:45 p.m. Friday.

The victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries and later released from hospital.

Police said the victim and Driscoll were known to each other.

Driscoll will appear in court again Monday morning for a bail hearing.