Niagara Regional Police say they are investigating a stabbing that happened in Jordan on Sunday after a 911 call was received.


At approximately 5:07 am,  officers went to the Big Valley Campground, located 2211 King Street in Jordan where information was received about an altercation between two parties which led to an assault and stabbing. The male suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival.

The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

As a result of the investigation, officers were able to identify the suspect, Omar Baxter (41 years old) of St. Catharines, who is wanted for the following charges:

Assault by Choking
Theft Under $5000
Uttering Threats (2 Counts)
Forcible Confinement
Attempt Murder
Assault with a Weapon
Mischief Under $5000
Fail To Comply with Probation

Omar is described as being:

Dark hair

Omar’s last known whereabouts were in the Hamilton area.  Police say this was a targeted event. (Omar pictured below):


Anyone with information is asked to contact the Niagara Regional Police Service at 905-688-4111 ext. 1009020 or CrimeStoppers at 1 (800) 222-TIPS (8477).

Omar is considered armed and dangerous. Do not approach and call 911 if observed.

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