Man stabbed during overnight home invasion

A man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after he was attacked during a burglary, according to London police.

The incident happened about 1am on Sunday at a residence on Maitland Street. Police said the victim was an emergency caller who claimed a man had broken into the home and stabbed him.

Emergency medical services rushed the victim to hospital with serious injuries after crews arrived on the scene.

A male suspect was reportedly arrested on suspicion of stabbing.

“Police believe they are the only persons of interest. It appears that the victim and suspect knew each other and this is an isolated incident,” said a statement from the Metropolitan Police Service (LPS).

Police said the investigation is still in its early stages and more information about the incident will be shared as it becomes available.

Anyone with any information that can assist police with their investigation is urged to contact LPS at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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