A city man has been charged in connection with a stabbing that happened in downtown Belleville during the early morning hours on New Year’s Day.
At 2:10 a.m. Belleville police were called to a Front Street bar in relation to a disturbance.
It was determined as a result of a fight inside the bar, one person had been stabbed.
A short time later, police arrested and charged the suspect, 24-year-old Brandon Blanchard with aggravated assault.
He was released with a February court date.
The victim sustained abdominal injuries as a result of this incident but voluntarily discharged himself from KGH on January 1.
Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call Detective Constable Marcotte of the Belleville Police Service 613-966-0882 ext. 2314