New Westminster: The police are appealing to witnesses to come forward in connection with a stabbing incident that happened last week in the downtown area. 

In a press release, the New Westminster Police said officers responded on August 2 around 12 pm after receiving a stabbing report near the 700 block of Carnarvon Street. 

“Officers located a man with several stab wounds and he was transported to a local hospital after receiving medical aid on the scene,” the police said.  

The police said officers searched the area, but they failed to find any suspects.  

“We take this kind of incident extremely seriously and we are conducting a very thorough investigation to ensure this suspect is identified and held accountable,” said New Westminster police’s Sergeant Andrew Leaver. 

“I would urge members of the public who witnessed the incident, or know anything about the events to come forward and report information to us immediately,” he added.

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