A 51-year-old Nanaimo woman has been charged with one count of aggravated assault following an alleged stabbing near Port Place Mall, according to RCMP.
In a news release, RCMP say officers found a 27-year-old man with apparent stab wounds to his head around 9:30 a.m. on Aug. 14.
Police provided first aid until paramedics arrived to provide medical assistance. He was taken to the Nanaimo hospital, where he remains in stable condition.
Kimberly Lewis was located a short distance away and arrested. She remains in police custody until Aug. 23.
“Investigators are now tasked with attempting to understand why this happened and if there was a conflict between the two that may have precipitated the incident”, said Const. Gary O’Brien of the Nanaimo RCMP.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345, and quote file # 2022-28213.