Police identify suspects in downtown stabbing incident

Barrie police investigators have identified two suspects wanting for a stabbing incident that left a man, 28, with life-threatening injuries.
On Saturday, July 27, shortly after 3 a.m., police responded to the assault on Dunlop Street between Bayfield Street and Maple Avenue. The victim was stabbed with what is believed to have been an edged weapon.
Police have positively identified two male suspects and currently hold warrants for the arrest of Vishwanath Mangal, described as a male black, 5’6, 160 lbs., with black hair, a large woman Grim Reaper tattoo on his left forearm, a Chucky the Clown tattoo on his right forearm and brown eyes. The second suspect is described as Andrew Tevoi Ford Smith, 33, who is described as male black, 5’10, 154 lbs., also with black hair and brown eyes.
The suspects, who are both from the Toronto area, are currently wanted for:
• Attempt to Commit Murder, contrary to Section 239(1)(b) of the Criminal Code of Canada
• Aggravated Assault, contrary to Section 268 of the Criminal Code of Canada
• Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, contrary to Section 88 of the Criminal Code of Canada.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Howe of the Barrie Police Homicide Unit at 705-725-7025, ext. 2164, or by email at dhowe@barriepolice.ca. Information can also be provided through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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