The Timmins Police Service is in the midst of investigating an incident where a 38 year old male resident of Timmins sustained an abdominal injury by means of an apparent edged weapon.

Responding Timmins Police Service officers attended a restaurant parking lot early this morning in response to the call for service regarding an assault.

An injured person was brought to the Timmins and District Hospital early this morning for treatment for injuries sustained in the assault which police believe occurred at another location.

The matter remains under investigation by the Timmins Police Service – Criminal Investigations Division at this time.

The Timmins Police Service believe this is an isolated incident involving parties known to each other and safety of the general public is not at risk arising from this event.

Anyone with factual and relevant information in regards to this incident is asked to call the Timmins Police Service at 705-264-1201 or to provide their information anonymously by means of the District of Cochrane Crime Stopper tip line at 1-800-222-8477 or electronically by means of