Stabbing overnight with serious injuries
Shortly before midnight, Cranbrook RCMP were called to a report of a stabbing at a downtown park. The victim was quickly located at scene with serious, though non-life threatening injuries. With the assistance of East Kootenay Traffic Services, Kimberley RCMP and the Police Dog Service, two suspects were arrested at a nearby residence and will appear before a Justice or Judge later today.
The parties were known to each other and police. The victim was treated at East Kootenay Regional Hospital and has since returned home.
Cranbrook RCMP`s Municipal General Investigation Section and Crime Reduction Unit have assumed control of the investigation and are requesting anyone with any information to contact 250-489-3471, Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or leave a secure Crimestoppers tip online at http://www.bccrimestoppers.com/