Sketch of stabbing suspect released

Police are requesting the assistance from the community in identifying a male suspect in a stabbing that occurred in Cranbrook on June 16.

  • Sep. 6, 2013 6:00 a.m.
Police are requesting the assistance from the community in identifying a male suspect in a stabbing that occurred in Cranbrook on June 16

Police are requesting the assistance from the community in identifying a male suspect in a stabbing that occurred in Cranbrook on June 16

Police are requesting the assistance from the community in identifying a male suspect in a stabbing that occurred in Cranbrook on June 16, 2013.

The male in the Composite Sketch (right) is a suspect in this attack. If you recognize this male please contact the Cranbrook RCMP at 250-489-3471.

The incident ocurred just before 4 a.m. on Sunday, June 16, 2013.

Cranbrook RCMP responded to a report of a double stabbing in the area of 17th Avenue and 8th Street North, Cranbrook. Investigation revealed two Cranbrook residents were walking in the area when they were approached by an unknown male who accused them of property crime in the area. The unknown male became increasingly belligerent leading to an unprovoked attack on both victims.