Red Deer RCMP investigate stabbing

RCMP responded to a complaint of serious assault at Orient Green in Red Deer.

RCMP vehicle. FILE PHOTO

On Sunday, Aug. 6 at 5:20 a.m., Red Deer RCMP responded to a complaint of serious assault at Orient Green in the city of Red Deer. Shortly after the first complaint, a second call for service was received at the Red Deer hospital for a man suffering from stab wounds. Investigators learned that the two incidents were related and that the injured male was the victim of the earlier assault call.

Red Deer RCMP arrested a 27-year-old man at the Orient Green location. He remains in police custody at this time. The investigation in ongoing and charges are anticipated.

The victim remains in hospital with serious injuries. The victim and the suspect are known to one another and Red Deer RCMP do not believe that this incident was random. No further suspects are being sought at this time.

Anyone with information about this occurrence is asked to contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1.800.222.8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers [www.crimestoppers.ab.ca] for instructions on how).

You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), the recovery of stolen property, and/or a seizure of illicit drugs, you may be eligible for a cash reward.

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