Kamloops Mounties arrest stabbing suspect

A 31-year-old man is in custody. A 54-year-old man was injured after being stabbed on Canada Day

A 31-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the Canada Day stabbing of another man in downtown Kamloops.

A 54-year-old man was stabbed on Monday, July 1, at 10 p.m., while at the corner of Victoria Street and Fifth Avenue, just before the Canada Day fireworks display began. He was taken to Royal Inland Hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening, injuries.

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On Tuesday, July 2, at 2:50 p.m., Mounties arrested the suspect in the stabbing. Police say it appears the two men know each other.

Crown counsel will determine charges.

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