Port Alberni RCMP say a woman was arrested after a stabbing on Gertrude Street that left a man seriously injured on Tuesday.
At around 6:45 p.m., police responded to a stabbing in the 5100 block of Gertrude Street. When police arrived, they found a 45-year-old man from Port Alberni on the ground with a stab wound to his chest.
Police said the man was conscious and was able to communicate with officers. He suffered a serious but non-life threatening injury. He was transported to hospital by ambulance.
A 32-year-old female suspect was located by police at around 8:40 p.m. and was arrested without incident. Police said the man and woman are known to each other and police.
The investigation is ongoing. Any witnesses are asked to call Const. Carroll of the Port Alberni RCMP at 250-723-2424 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.