Saskatoon police arrest stabbing suspect after man despatched to hospital – Saskatoon

Saskatoon police arrested a 29-year-old man and charged him with aggravated assault after medics from Medavie Health Services West hospitalized a 23-year-old man with life-threatening injuries.

According to a press release, officials and paramedics responded to an emergency call shortly after 9 p.m. that alerted them to an injured man downtown in an alley on the 200 block of 21 Street East, a popular dining district.

The forensic identification unit and patrol officers were on site until shortly after midnight on Saturday, a guard commander said.

The press release said the victim was in grave but stable condition.

Police are still investigating and are asking anyone with information to call 306-975-8300 or Saskatoon Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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