Three men arrested after 'serious' stabbing at popular B.C. hot spring

AGASSIZ, B.C. — RCMP say three men have been arrested as part of an investigation into a stabbing on a public dock at a popular hot spring east of Chilliwack, B.C.

Police say Mounties responded to a report that a man had been stabbed at Harrison Hot Springs on Wednesday.

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A 24-year-old man was flown to hospital with serious and potentially life-threatening injuries.

In a release Thursday, police say suspects fled the area but Mounties located a vehicle and soon arrested three men.

Police says the suspects have not been charged but remain in custody.

Sgt. Mike Sargent says the dock and beach area were busy at the time of the stabbing and investigators want to speak with any witnesses.

Police are also looking for video footage that may capture the stabbing.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 6, 2020.

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