Richmond: RCMP have said that three suspects have been arrested in relation to a stabbing incident.
RCMP said on May 17 before 7:30 pm, frontline officers responded to the intersection of No. 3 Road and Westminster Highway after receiving multiple reports of a fight between a group of people.
According to the Richmond RCMP, a 65-year-old woman and a 27-year-old man were found suffering from injuries consistent with a knife attack.
The Mounties said three suspects fled the scene before the arrival of police officers.
“Police immediately set up a security perimeter and initiated a search. Two suspects were swiftly located and arrested. A knife was also recovered. The third suspect, a woman, was located and arrested a short time later,” Richmond RCMP said in a press release.
The police said a 41-year-old man from Richmond, a 32-year-old man from Vancouver, and a 25-year-old woman from Burnaby are in their custody.
“These attacks do not appear to be random. The victims and suspects are known to the police,” said Cpl. Dennis Hwang.