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Witnesses sought in stabbing in downtown New Westminster, B.C.

Police are seeking witnesses to a stabbing in downtown New Westminster, B.C. last week that left a woman with multiple injuries.

The victim is “serious but stable condition, New Westminster police said Monday. She was found after 7 p.m. on March 14 on Alexander Street, being treated by paramedics for several stab wounds.

Officers searched the area around the crime scene, but failed to locate a suspect.

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“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 Sgt. Andrew Leaver in a news release.

“I would urge members of the public who saw anything suspicious or witnessed the incident to come forward and report information to us immediately.”

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Police believe the stabbing was an isolated incident. Anyone with information on the assault is asked to contact the major crime unit tip line at 604-529-2430 or email

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