A stabbing over the long weekend left one man with life-threatening injuries and a suspect in custody.
Nanaimo RCMP said in a news release that officers responded to a serious assault in the 500-block of Fifth Street at 2 a.m. Saturday and found a 25-year old man stabbed several times.
He was taken to Nanaimo General Hospital, and was believed to be facing serious, life-threatening injuries.
A suspect was located nearby and subsequently arrested; he remains in custody and will appear before a Justice of the Peace, police said.
“This investigation is ongoing, and is still in the early stages,” Sgt. Jon Stuart said in a press release. “Nanaimo detachment’s General Investigation Section is following up on the file, and will be pursuing the investigation.”
Witnesses are asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or Crime Stoppers.