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Ottawa police have charged a 37-year-old man following a stabbing incident that occurred at the University of Ottawa on March 18 at 1:23 a.m.

Jean Robert Degazon is facing assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, and possession of dangerous weapons, after an altercation on the 100 block of University Private.

Nicole Desnoyers, vice-president of services and communications of the Student Federation of the University of Ottawa, confirmed the incident occurred on the terrace of 1848.

The victim sustained several injuries, but none were life-threatening.

Degazon appeared in court the following afternoon, according to police.

The university did not want to comment on the incident, or confirm whether Degaon was a student.