RCMP in Yellowknife say they have charged a 25-year-old over the alleged stabbing of a man at a downtown home.

The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday, January 12.

“A 34-year-old man from Yellowknife suffered a stab wound at the residence and was transported to Stanton Territorial Hospital for treatment,” RCMP said in a news release on Monday.

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“A 25-year-old man was located on scene and arrested by Yellowknife RCMP at the time of the incident.”

Albert Nitsiza Jr is named as the man arrested. He faces a charge of aggravated assault and will remain in custody until his next court appearance, on Tuesday.

Police said their investigation is continuing.

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