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Sketch released of Cranbrook stabbing suspect
Just before 4 am on Sunday, June 16th, 2013 Cranbrook RCMP responded to a report of a double stabbing in the area of 17th Avenue and 8th Street North, Cranbrook. Investigation revealed 2 Cranbrook residents were walking in the area when they were approached by an unknown male who accused them of property crime in the area. The unknown male became increasingly belligerent leading to an unprovoked attack on both victims. It was only after the unknown male departed the victims realized they were bleeding and had been cut by some sort of edged weapon. The victims were transported to East Kootenay Regional Hospital by BC Ambulance Service and were treated for their injuries. The injuries are described as serious but, not life threatening.
Police are requesting the assistance from the community in identifying a male suspect in this stabbing. The male in the following Composite Sketch is a suspect in this attack. If you recognize this male please contact the Cranbrook RCMP at 250-489-3471.