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Police looking for witnesses in Kelowna motel assault

June 27, 2017 - 3:49 PM

KELOWNA - Police are investigating what they say was a targeted attack that occurred early this morning at a Kelowna motel.

RCMP say a report of an assault came in from a motel in the 2600 block of Highway 97 North at 4:57 a.m. today, June 27.

The victim is a 38-year-old man and was treated by paramedics on scene, according to an RCMP media release. He was taken to hospital and his injuries are non life-threatening.

Officers have secured the scene and waiting for a search warrant to continue the investigation.

“RCMP believe the attack was targeted and not random,” Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey says in the release.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Const. Kevin Hamilton of the Kelowna RCMP at 250-470-6302 or remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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