VPD looking for 36 year old woman after stabbing downtown

Dec 19 2017, 8:01 am

Update: Vancouver Police have arrested the suspect believed to be involved in a stabbing on July 27th in downtown Vancouver.

Shortly before 1:00 p.m., a 41-year-old woman was attacked and stabbed several times near Homer and Dunsmuir Street.

Charges against a 36-year-old woman are being recommended.

Vancouver Police are currently looking for a 36-year-old woman after a stabbing in downtown Vancouver this afternoon.

Shortly before 1:00 p.m., the suspect allegedly stabbed another woman near the corner of Homer and Dunsmuir Street. The two women are known to each other and the attack appears to have been targeted.

The 45-year-old victim received several stab wounds and was taken to hospital with injuries that are described as serious, but not life-threatening.

Members of the Vancouver Police Forensic Identification Unit have been gathering evidence and Investigators with the Major Crime Section will be speaking with witnesses in an attempt to determine the motive for the attack.

Anyone with information about this stabbing is asked to call the VPD Major Crime Section at (604) 717-2541 or Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-8477.