Police lay charge in downtown stabbing

A man has been charged with stabbing someone in central London.

Police announced the charges on Tuesday following the weekend stabbing at a Maitland home.

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 seriously injured victim to hospital after crews arrived on the scene. No update was provided on his condition.

Simon Melcie Frank Warner, 37, of London, was charged with aggravated assault and robbery, investigators said.

He was due to appear in court on Tuesday.

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