Youth stabbed in Sooke

Sooke

2022-04-14 19:44 HAP

Dossier nº 2022-1448

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Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

On April 14, 2022, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Sooke RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing that had occurred on a wooded trail near the end of Throup Road in Sooke.

On arrival, police located a youth suffering from significant injuries. A second youth was taken into custody without incident.

Witnesses on scene provided first aid to the victim until the arrival of BC Ambulance Service who transported the victim to hospital.

The suspect will be held in custody to appear in court.

We are grateful to those who immediately took action and rendered care to the victim said Sergeant Kevin Shaw, Acting Detachment Commander of the Sooke RCMP. This appears to be an isolated incident and there is no further risk to the public.

Police are requesting anyone who has any information regarding this matter to contact the Sooke RCMP at 250-642-5241 or, should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

No further details will be released at this time.

Diffusé par :

Gend. Kristy Statham

Agente des relations avec les m├ędias
GRC de Sooke
2076, chemin Church, Sooke (C.-B.) V9Z 0W7
Bureau : 250-642-5241

Courriel : kristy.statham@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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