UPDATE – Sept 14 @ 7:30 am
The suspect, Michael GAUDET was located and arrested this morning without incident at a residence on Rochford Street.
We wish to thank the public for their assistance in locating him.
Charlottetown Police Services have identified the suspect in this mornings stabbing on Kings Street as Michael Arthur GAUDET, Age 37. He is currently at large and wanted, a warrant for his arrest was issued this afternoon.
The suspect has an extensive criminal record including a history of violent crimes.
The circumstances of this incident appear to be isolated and do not suggest any immediate or ongoing threat to the public. However, if the suspect is observed by members of the public, they are asked to immediately call 911 or Charlottetown Police Services at 902-629-4172 or contact PEI Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
The female victim (Aged 35) is recovering from serious but non-life-threatening injuries.