Kamloops Mounties seek witnesses to Canada Day stabbing

A 54-year-old man was stabbed at the corner of Victoria Street and Fifth Avenue downtown at 10 p.m., just before the Canada Day fireworks display began

Kamloops Mounties are seeking witnesses to a stabbing on Monday night that sent a man to Royal Inland Hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening, injuries.

Cpl. Jodi Shelkie said a 54-year-old man was stabbed at the corner of Victoria Street and Fifth Avenue downtown at 10 p.m., just before the Canada Day fireworks display began.

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Shelkie said witnesses were able to give police details of the altercation and of the suspect, noting it appears the two people involved know each other.

Shelkie said police have identified a person of interest, but are also seeking any other witnesses, who are asked to call Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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