West Kelowna man stabbed during fight

WEST KELOWNA – A West Kelowna man was taken to hospital after he was stabbed during a fight at a trailer park yesterday.

An RCMP media release from Const. Jesse O’Donaghey says police were called to 1999 Highway 97 shortly after 5:30 p.m., Sept. 8, with reports two men were fighting.

“The RCMP arrived on scene and determined one male had gotten into an altercation with another male and subsequently suffered a single stab wound, not believed to be life threatening,” he says in the release. “The male was taken by BC Ambulance to Kelowna General Hospital for medical treatment.”

The suspect was identified and was cooperative with police. He was arrested and released to appear in court at a later date.

Police are not releasing his name.

West Kelowna RCMP will continue to investigate this assault and ask any witnesses who have not yet spoken to the police to contact them directly at 250-768-2880. Or you can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net or by texting your tip to CRIMES (274637) ktown.

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