New Brunswick

Man charged in connection to stabbing in Richibucto, leaving victim hospitalized

The Canisto man has been remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in Moncton Provincial Court on Saturday for a bail hearing.

The victim, a 43-year-old Richibucto man, suffered injuries which required many surgeries after the stabbing

The stabbing happened earlier this month in Richibucto, where RCMP responded to the scene. (CBC)

A New Brunswick man has been charged in connection to a stabbing in Kent County earlier this month, leaving the victim to undergo several surgeries due to his injuries. 

The stabbing happened on Dec. 8 at around 6:15 a.m., where police were called to a residence on Main Street in Richibucto.

A 33-year-old man from Canisto, was arrested in Aldouane on Thursday, both areas just north of Richibucto. 

He appeared in Moncton Provincial Court and was charged with aggravated assault, wearing a mask in the commission of an offence and breach of probation.

RCMP said he was remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in Moncton Provincial Court Friday at 1:30 p.m. for a bail hearing.

The victim, a 43-year-old man from Richibucto, stayed in hospital for several days. Meanwhile, RCMP said the investigation is ongoing.

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