Suspect arrested after man stabbed in Port Alberni

A man has been arrested after a stabbing in Port Alberni Thursday evening.

Port Alberni RCMP said around 7:20 p.m. a 38-year-old Port Alberni man was stabbed in the leg, suffering non-life threatening injuries.

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The victim and witnesses identified the suspect to police, but he had already fled the scene. The victim and suspect knew each other and were known to police.

Shortly after 9 p.m., officers located and arrested the suspect for aggravated assault and possessing a weapon dangerous to the public.

Port Alberni RCMP ask anyone who witnessed the attack or has video surveillance of the area to call 250-723-2424.

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