Niagara Regional Police say a Welland man has been arrested for assault with a weapon.
On June 4, 2023, at 12:25pm officers from the Niagara Regional Police Service responded to a report of a man armed with a knife in Welland.
Officers attended the scene, near Market Square and Young Street in Welland. Initial investigation determined that two adult males had been involved in a verbal argument that escalated. One of the males pulled out a knife and made repeated attempts to slash the other male. The male without the knife was not injured.
Officers were able to locate the suspect a short distance away. He was placed under arrest at 12:42pm.
Jacob Isaac Lundy (22 yrs.) of Welland has been arrested and charged with the Criminal Code offences of:
Assault with a Weapon
Fail to Comply with a Probation Order (2 Counts)
Lundy was held in custody for a video bail hearing to take place at the Robert S. K. Welch Courthouse in St. Catharines on June 5, 2023.
Anyone who may have witnessed this incident is asked to contact the investigating officer by calling 905-688-4111, extension 1023300.
Members of the public who wish to provide information anonymously can contact Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or by calling 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to persons who contact the program with information which leads to an arrest.