Man stabbed in downtown attack

RCMP are investigating a late-night stabbing downtown on Sunday.

At approximately 11 p.m. police were called to stabbing near the corner of Third Avenue and George Street. Police officers found a man suffering from stab wounds and provided first aid until paramedics arrived.

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The man was taken to the hospital for treatment, and is expected to recover. However the victim has not been cooperative with police, and officers suspect the stabbing was a targeted attack involving the drug trade.

The suspect in the stabbing was not located, and was believed to have fled the area on a bicycle.

The investigation in the the stabbing is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this or any other criminal offence, is asked to contact the Prince George RCMP at 250-561-3300. Tips can also be made anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only) or by texting CRIMES (274637) using the keyword "pgtips."

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