RCMP charge Stratford man with Aggravated Assault

January 10, 2023
Stratford, Prince Edward Island

News release

The PEI RCMP Major Crime Unit has charged a man in relation to a stabbing that occurred in Stratford.

On January 8, 2023, at approximately 3:18 a.m., Charlottetown Police Service received a report of a stabbing. Police learned that a man had been taken to hospital with injuries consistent with that of a stabbing.

Investigators determined that the incident occurred in Stratford and the victim and the accused were known to each other.

On January 8, 2023 RCMP Major Crime Unit safely arrested 21 year-old Dasan Knockwood of Stratford. He has been charged with Aggravated Assault and was remanded in custody until his next court appearance on January 12, 2023 at 9 am at Charlottetown Provincial Court.

The victim is in Hospital and received serious injuries.

RCMP Major Crime, RCMP Police Dog Service, RCMP Queens District, RCMP Queens Crime Reduction Unit and Charlottetown Police all contributed to this investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the RCMP Major Crime Unit at 902-566-7112.


Contact information

Cst. Gavin Moore
Media Relations Officer
Ph: 902-218-2863

File number: 2023-32880


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