Cobourg police investigating Wednesday night stabbing

Police looking for video footage of incident after man was stabbed during an altercation

Police car lights. (Stock photo)

Police are investigating a stabbing in the town of Cobourg on Wednesday night (May 11).

At 11:20 p.m., Cobourg police responded to a report of a disturbance in the area of Havelock Street and James Street West.

A man suffered a stab wound as the result of an altercation. He was transported to hospital by ambulance for minor injuries and was later released.

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Brighton OPP and Durham Regional Police Service K-9 Unit assisted in the investigation.

Police believe this was an isolated event and say there is no concern for public safety at this time.

Residents who live in the area, or were present around the time of the incident, are asked to check their security cameras or dash cameras in the event that the incident was captured on video.

Anyone with information is asked to contact acting detective James Egas of the Cobourg Police Service Criminal Investigations Branch at 905-372-6821 ext. 1004, or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by phone by calling 1-800-222-TIPS or online by visiting