VPD seeking witnesses after man suffers "life-threatening" injuries in stabbing

Apr 28 2020, 11:42 am

Vancouver police are asking the public for information about a stabbing on the Downtown Eastside on Sunday that left a 27-year-old Vancouver man with life-threatening injuries.

According to VPD, the victim was stabbed near East Hastings Street and Main Street in the early hours of April 26. The victim then “made his way to the area of Dunlevy Street and East Hastings Street where he was picked up and driven to a local hospital,” said VPD Sgt. Aaron Roed. The man remains in hospital.

“This man is battling for his life and we believe that someone knows something about this assault and can assist investigators in finding out what happened,” said Roed. “We are asking anyone who may have witnessed anything regarding this assault to please call investigators.”

Police are asking anyone with information about this crime to contact them at 604-717-2541. Those who wish to leave an anonymous tip can do so by contacting Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or by leaving a tip online.