Stabbing in Penticton Under Investigation

Penticton, BC – On July 10th, 2017 at 920 am, Penticton RCMP responded to a report of a male suffering from stab wounds on Secrest Place. The male victim was transported by BC Ambulance Service to the Penticton Regional Hospital for treatment and was reported to be in stable condition.

The suspect had reportedly been found inside the victim’s vehicle and was confronted prior to the stabbing. The suspect was not known to the victim.

Witnesses observed an older model light colored Chrysler LeBaron with a dark colored soft top fleeing from the scene.

“All of our available resources responded to this incident and the vehicle was located on Highway 97 where it turned off into Summerland,” advises Cpl. Don Wrigglesworth, “The suspect vehicle veered into oncoming lanes and drove at a high rate of speed through residential areas. Fortunately there were no further injuries, but we have not been able to locate the vehicle or the occupants.”

The suspect was described as a male wearing a white mask and black hoodie.

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating this vehicle.

Police File # 2017-10320

Penticton RCMP

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