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Attempted theft ends in stabbing on North Shore

March 26, 2015 - 2:29 PM

KAMLOOPS - A male walking in the North Shore was stabbed during an altercation with another male this afternoon.

Kamloops RCMP say a male was walking along Fort Street just before 1 p.m. Thursday, March 26, when another male tried to steal his backpack. The duo got into an altercation and the first one was stabbed.

Cpl. Cheryl Bush says the victim has been transported to hospital with a stab wound but there is no word on his condition.

Police are asking for anyone who may have witnessed the altercation, or has any other information, to contact Kamloops RCMP at 250-828-3000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

To contact a reporter for this story, email Jennifer Stahn at jstahn@infonews.ca or call 250-819-3723. To contact an editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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