Suspect identified in stabbing

Brantford police have identified a suspect in a stabbing on Kennedy Street on Monday.Police received a 911 call at about 4 p.m. about an assault on Kennedy, near Sydenham Street.Officers found a 41-year-old man with a stab wound to his abdomen. He was taken to hospital with serious injuries and remains in critical condition.Police said that under a Section 110 order under the Youth Criminal Justice Act they are identifying the suspect as Nebiyu Nediran Myers, 17, of Brantford.He is wanted for charges of aggravated assault and assault with a weapon in relation to the incident.He is described as black, five-foot-11, with a medium build, black hair and brown eyes.Police said the stabbing is not a random act of violence and that the victim and suspect know each other.Police say the suspect should not be approached and anyone who sees him should instead call 911.Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Det. Jason Sinning of the major crime unit at 519-756-7050, ext. 2265. read more