19-year-old arrested after alleged stabbing in Fort McPherson

RCMP in Fort McPherson, N.W.T., have arrested Jayden Greenland after an alleged stabbing in the community on Saturday.

Jayden Greenland charged with aggravated assault, assault with a weapon, uttering threats

RCMP in Fort McPherson, N.W.T., have arrested a 19-year-old man after an alleged stabbing in the community early Saturday morning. (Google Maps)

RCMP in Fort McPherson, N.W.T., have arrested a 19-year-old man after an alleged stabbing in the community early Saturday morning.

RCMP were called at about 2:15 a.m. on Oct. 7, according to a news release.

A male victim was injured and transported to the community health centre and then to the Inuvik Regional Hospital for treatment. 

RCMP say a suspect, Jayden Greenland, was located later that day and arrested without incident.

The 19-year-old has been charged with aggravated assault, assault with a weapon, uttering threats and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose. 

Greenland is in custody. He's scheduled to appear in a Yellowknife court on Wednesday.