Police investigating early morning attack in Ft. McMurray
Published Tuesday, May 21, 2013 2:23PM MDT
RCMP in Fort McMurray are investigating, after a series of disturbances resulted in a man suffering from several stab wounds – and the suspect is at large.
Police said early Monday morning, officers received numerous complaints – reporting suspects causing a disturbance, and ringing doorbells of homes on Pliska Crescent in Fort McMurray.
At about 1:45 a.m., on homeowner answered the door, and was attacked by a suspect, who reportedly stabbed him multiple times.
The 34-year-old man was rushed to hospital with serious injuries – at last word he was in stable condition.
The suspect reportedly fled towards a wooded area nearby, the suspect is described as:
- Approximately 183 cm (6’) tall
- Spoke with an accent
At the time of the incident, the suspect was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and a black and white bandana.
Police said this incident is believed to have been connected to another where a number of people were seen trying to break into vehicles parked on the same crescent.
The 34-year-old victim had confronted that group before they fled on foot.
Police are investigating, and are asking anyone with information on the incident, or who was in the area at the time, to call Wood Buffalo RCMP at 780-788-4000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).