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Aggravated assault among charges laid in Prince of Wales Drive motel stabbing

A man in his 50s was left to recover in hospital from serious injuries following the incident.
Police and paramedics were called to a motel on Prince of Wales Drive, south of Hunt Club, around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 4. Jenn Pritchard/1310 NEWS

The Ottawa Police Service has arrested and charged a 33-year-old man after a stabbing at a motel on Prince of Wales Drive, just south of Hunt Club Road.

The incident, which happened on May 4, at around 9:30 p.m., left a man in his 50s with serious injuries.

Andrew Harper, of Ottawa, has been charged with:

  • Aggravated Assault
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Breach of undertaking

Harper appeared in court on May 14, and remains in custody.

The investigation is ongoing and investigators are asking that anyone who may have witnessed this incident contact the Ottawa Police's West Criminal Investigations Section at 613-236-1222, ext. 2666.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at


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