World News

Man stabbed multiple times in Campbell River, 2 police officers injured during arrest |


A man was stabbed multiple times on Friday evening, and two police officers were injured while trying to arrest the suspect.

That’s according to the Campbell RCMP, who said the incident involved two young men who knew each other and that drugs are believed to be a factor.

The 21-year-old victim was taken to hospital and is expected to survive. The 22-year-old suspect was also taken to hospital and is receiving treatment.

Click to play video: 'Friends and family of stabbed Campbell River man ask for help'

Friends and family of stabbed Campbell River man ask for help

“The suspect resisted police attempts to take him into custody,” said RCMP, adding the incident occurred at 7 p.m., at a residence along the 900 block of Cedar Street.

Story continues below advertisement

“The resulting altercation ended with two officers being injured. Both officers were transported to Campbell River hospital with varying levels of non-life-threatening injuries.”

Police say they’re investigating but also believe there is no threat to the public.

&copy 2023 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.


Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button