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Youth charged with attempted murder in stabbing near Caribbean Carnival parade

Police tape marks a crime scene in this file photo.

JOHN LEHMANN/THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Police say a youth has been charged with attempted murder after a man was stabbed along the Toronto Caribbean Carnival parade route.

The victim suffered serious injuries Saturday night and remains in hospital in critical but stable condition.

Police say the man, a Toronto-area resident, was stabbed twice in the chest during an altercation.

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The youth cannot be identified under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Officials of the Caribbean Carnival are talking to police about the incident.

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