Evening assault on Bernard Ave at Ethel St

Kelowna

2023-11-09 16:08 PST

File # 2023-66814

On November 8, 2023 at approximately 7:20p.m., Kelowna RCMP responded to a disturbance at the intersection of Bernard Ave and Ethel St after receiving a report of a male and female in some form of an altercation including the male possibly wielding a torch and threatening to harm the female.

RCMP officers arrived and after arresting the male suspect, were advised the associated female was in fact stabbed by the male and sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Both parties are known to each other and the female victim was taken to hospital for treatment. The female is no longer in hospital.

The male has since been charged and remains in custody. The accused has been charged with Aggravated Assault, Uttering Threats and Breach of Probation and is scheduled to next appear in court on November 16, 2023.

Anyone who may have witnessed this event including dash cam video is asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300.

Released by

Cpl. Michael Gauthier

Media Relations Unit Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge
Kelowna RCMP
1190 Richter Street Kelowna BC V1Y 2K7
Office: 250-762-3300
Fax: 250-470-6309

Email: Kelowna_Media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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