24-year-old suffers serious injuries after stabbing at Harrison Hot Springs: RCMP

Aug 7 2020, 8:50 am

A man is in the hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries after a reported stabbing at Harrison Hot Springs.

The incident took place on Wednesday just after 6 pm. Police say that a man was stabbed on a dock along the west side of the beach on Esplanade Avenue.

According to Agazzis RCMP, the victim was a 24-year-old man, who was rushed to hospital by air ambulance and treated for “serious, potentially life-threatening injuries.”

Investigators later determined that the suspects fled the area. Police identified a suspect vehicle and arrested three men for “attempted murder.”

They remain in police custody while the investigation continues. Authorities are also asking for any witnesses to step forward and aid the investigation.

The dock and beach area were busy at the time of this incident, Sgt. Mike Sargent of Agassiz RCMP said in a statement.

Agassiz RCMP Serious Crime Investigators are looking to speak with anyone who witnessed this event and are actively seeking any CCTV or cell phone video footage which may capture this crime.

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