February 23, 2016 7:29 pm

Man arrested in BC, charged with attempted murder in Calgary stabbing

Police were called to the area of Memorial Drive N.E. and 52 Street N.E. on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016 for reports of a stabbing.

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A man has been arrested in British Columbia and charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault after a stabbing just over two weeks ago in Calgary’s northeast, police said Tuesday.

Police were called to the area of Memorial Drive N.E. and 52 Street N.E. at around 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 7.

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Investigators said it appeared the victim was attacked outside a nearby laundromat. He then ran to a nearby home for help, and was taken to hospital in serious condition.

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Investigators said Tuesday they believe a man and a woman, who both know the victim, came to the victim’s house for a visit.

“An altercation occurred and the visiting man stabbed the victim multiple times,” police said in a release.

RCMP in Sparwood, B.C. arrested David Vernon, 34, of Calgary, on Feb. 19.

Police said Vernon would return to Calgary Tuesday, when a date for his next court appearance would be set.

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