On Saturday, February 27, 2021, at approximately 12:16 a.m., Durham Regional Police and Region of Durham Paramedic Services were called to the area of Pickering Beach Road and Bayly Street East in Ajax for a stabbing. A 17-year-old victim met with four suspects at a nearby school. The victim and suspects entered into an altercation where the victim sustained life-threatening injuries. Police arrived on the scene and located the victim who was taken to a Toronto-area trauma hospital where he remains in critical condition.

Investigators identified the three suspects, who were arrested and are facing numerous charges. Police continue to search for the fourth suspect.

Houston HENRY, age 18, of McClustey Avenue, Ajax is charged with: Conspiracy to Commit Indictable Offence; Robbery; Assault with a Weapon; Possesses Weapon to Commit Offence and Aggravated Assault. He was held for a bail hearing.

A 17-year-old male from Ajax is charged with: Robbery and Aggravated Assault. He was released on an Undertaking.

A 17-year-old male from Whitby is charged with: Conspiracy to Commit Indictable Offence; Robbery; Assault with a Weapon; Possesses Weapon to Commit Offence and Aggravated Assault. He was held for a bail hearing.

Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Hawkes of the West Division Criminal Investigations Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2528.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.