Update 3 p.m. Monday: Cornwall police say Harry Philippou has been arrested.
CORNWALL – Cornwall police have obtained an arrest warrant for a city man accused of stabbing someone with a screwdriver.
Police say the victim was attacked on Prince Arthur Street on Monday (Oct. 9) and was treated at hospital for what are called minor injuries.
Harry Philippou, 46, will face charges of assault, assault with a weapon, possession of a dangerous weapon, mischief, three counts of failing to comply with a release order and three counts of failing to comply with probation.
Police have not been able to find him.
“Harry Philippou is considered armed and dangerous. If located, police are urging citizens to not approach him and (to) call police immediately,” the Cornwall Police Service said in a news release.
Detective Const. Brian Langlois (613-933-5000 extension 2670) is handling the case.
Philippou has been previously charged in connection to two different knife attacks in the summers of 2023 and 2022 and also theft and break and enter for allegedly breaking into a stranger’s home and taking two wallets.
The force also warned people about trying to aid in Philippou’s hiding from the law, noting abettors would face criminal charges.