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Man charged with attempted murder in stabbing of 13-year-old boy

Last Updated Jun 20, 2019 at 5:42 pm EDT

Jemar Holmes, 26, of Toronto is charged with attempted murder in a stabbing incident on May 3. HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service.

Toronto police say a 26-year-old man is facing attempted murder charges after a 13-year-old boy was allegedly stabbed last month.

The incident took place in the Bruyeres Mews and Bathurst Street area on May 3.

Police allege the boy was stabbed outside a coffee shop and was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The suspect surrendered to police on Monday.

Jemar Holmes of Toronto is facing one count each of attempted murder, aggravated assault, assault with a weapon, selling cannabis to a young persona and distributing cannabis to a young person.

He appeared in court the same day.