Hamilton man stabbed on King St suspect arrested

An 18-year-old is facing charges after a Hamilton man was stabbed on a downtown street yesterday afternoon.Hamilton police were called to the area of 649 King St. East just shortly before 3 p.m and found a 27-year-old man with a stab wound. The victim was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.Officers searched the area and located the suspect a short distance away. Police have arrested and charged a Hamilton man, 18, with assault with a weapon, and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose. He has been released on a promise to appear in court at a future date to answer to the charges.