OPP are asking anyone in the Foxboro area near Belleville to shelter in place after an OPP officer was stabbed early Sunday morning.

According to Bill Dickson, media relations officer for OPP East Region, an officer attempted a traffic stop on County Road 14, just west of Highway 62 , around 1 a.m. ET.

The vehicle collided with the OPP cruiser, and the man inside the vehicle reportedly stabbed the OPP officer and fled, police say.

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The officer was rushed to hospital and is currently being treated with serious injuries.

Police say the man responsible is 29-year-old Charles “Chuck” Parkinson.

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Police have issued a shelter in place order for the Foxboro area because Parkinson is considered dangerous.

OPP are asking anyone who sees him not to approach him, but to call 911 right away.

Parkinson may have ties to the Belleville, Brighton and Prince Edward County areas, police said.




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