OXFORD – A 41-year-old Oxford man has been charged with attempted murder following a stabbing incident at an Oxford home on Thursday night.
Ritchie John Leslie Pye is also facing a charge of forcible confinement.
RCMP responded to the incident at approximately 9 p.m. and found a man suffering from stab wounds and other injuries. The victim, a 58-year-old man, said he’d been assaulted with a hammer and a knife, which were found during a police search of the home.
The victim was taken to hospital.
Pye had fled from the scene but was picked up at his residence and made a brief court appearance in Amherst on Friday.
RCMP are continuing to investigate.