2 young men arrested after weekend stabbing at Harrison Hot Springs

Aug 15 2017, 10:35 pm

Two men are in custody after a stabbing in Harrison Hot Springs sent one man to hospital on Saturday.

The incident occurred in the 100-block of Lillooet Avenue.

When they arrived, police and paramedics found a man suffering from non-life threatening injuries. The victim was transported to hospital by BC Ambulance.

A day later, on August 13, a pair of suspects – both from Surrey – were arrested by Surrey RCMP.

Now, Armaan Singh Chandi, 20, faces charges of uttering threats, assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, and failing to comply with recognizance.

Jagir Singh Kang, 19, faces charges of assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, and failing to comply with recognizance.

Both men remain in custody pending court appearances later in August.

“Police believe this was a targeted incident where all the individuals knew one another,” said RCMP spokeperson Cpl. Mike Rail.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Agassiz RCMP at 604-496-2211 or Crime Stoppers’ anonymous hotline at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Eric ZimmerEric Zimmer

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