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May. 27, 2018 | Sunday
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UPDATE: Falls attacker turns himself in
Joseph Calligeri, wanted by police for an incident that sent a woman to the hospital with serious injuries Monday. (Provided by NRP)

UPDATE 2: Joseph Caligiuri turned himself in to Niagara Regional Police on Tuesday and was arrested without incident. Caligiuri, of Niagara Falls, will be charged with the alleged offence of attempted murder.

Caligiuri will attend a bail hearing at the Robert S. K. Welch Courthouse in St. Catharines on Wednesday.  

UPDATE: Police have located a silver Jeep Wrangler connected to a Niagara Falls attack that saw a woman airlifted to hospital Monday, while they continue to search for the suspect, identified as 27-year-old Joseph Calligeri.

At approximately 12:30 p.m. on Monday, officers were called to the area of Lyons Creek Rd. and Sodom Rd. where a woman was attacked and left with serious injuries. She was airlifted to an out-of-town hospital for treatment and remains in hospital in critical condition.

Investigation by forensic and the canine units led to the identification of Caligiuri.

Caligiuri is described as 5'9" with a thin build and dark hair, pictured above.

Caligiuri is considered by police to be armed and dangerous. Members of the public are asked to call 911 immediately if they see him.

 

ORIGINAL: Niagara Regional Police are searching for a suspect following an incident that saw a woman airlifted to hospital on Monday.

At approximately 12:30 p.m., police were called to the area of Lyons Creek Rd. and Sodom Rd. in Chippawa where woman had been attacked and left with serious injuries. She was airlifted to an out-of-town hospital for treatment.

Police have identified a suspect as 27-year-old Joseph Calligeri.

Calligeri is described as 5'9" with a thin build and dark hair and is believed to be driving a 2011 silver Jeep Wrangler, license plate BLYK 688. 

Calligeri is considered armed and dangerous. 

If a member of the public sees him or a vehicle matching the above description they are asked to call 911 immediately.

 

Provided by police.