Two men injured after separate stabbings in Campbell River

Two men injured after separate stabbings in Campbell River
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Campbell River RCMP are investigating two stabbings

Two men were taken to hospital after two separate stabbings in Campbell River on Tuesday night, according to police.

The first stabbing was reported just before 6 p.m. near the Radiant Life Community Church on Cypress Street. Police said a man in his 30s was stabbed twice and taken to the hospital in Campbell River with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police identified and located a suspect, who is now in custody. Anyone who witnessed the stabbing and has not already spoken to police is asked to call Campbell River RCMP at 280-286-6221.

The second stabbing was reported shortly after 10 p.m., behind the Campbell River Community Centre on 11 Avenue. Police said a man in his 20s was stabbed several times during an unprovoked attack by another man. The victim was taken to hospital in Campbell River and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect in the second stabbing is described as a man who is approximately 5’7″ with shoulder-length grey hair. He was wearing a grey jacket and jeans.

Campbell River RCMP are requesting that anyone who may have witnessed the event or had video surveillance operating in the area contact the Campbell River RCMP at 250-286-6221.

“These stabbings are very serious incidents,” Const. Maury Tyre, media relations officer with Campbell River RCMP, said.

“Removing individuals from the street who would do harm to others in this community is a top priority and any assistance the public can provide in these matters is greatly appreciated.”


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