Police seek witnesses to downtown Chilliwack stabbing

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Mounties are looking for witnesses to a stabbing downtown Chilliwack early Tuesday morning.

The incident happened behind the businesses in the 9200 block of Young Road, south of Five Corners.

Chilliwack RCMP responded to the stabbing report just after 5 a.m. The victim told police he was approached by a lone male and asked if he had a lighter. When the victim indicated that he did not, the suspect demanded money and stabbed the victim.

Police are looking for a Caucasian male between 25 and 35 years of age who was wearing dark clothing. The suspect is described as approximately five foot 10 inches tall with a goatee and moustache.

“This is a serious incident and police are looking for any information that can lead us to identifying a suspect,” said RCMP spokesperson Cst. Tracy Wolbeck.

If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Chilliwack RCMP at 604 792-4611 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS) if you wish to remain anonymous.

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