May 16, 2014 3:09 pm

Police investigate overnight stabbing at an apartment building in New Westminster

File / Global News

A man is recovering from his injuries after a stabbing in New Westminster.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. night at an apartment building near 8th Street and 4th Avenue.

The major crimes unit is investigating and officers are still looking for a suspect.

He is described as a white male, approximately 5’11” tall, 20-30 years of age, with slim build, short black hair with a black moustache and goatee, wearing a dark hoodie with the hood pulled up tight around his face.

It’s also still unclear what led to the violence, but police say it is not a random act. They say it is not believed to be gang related.

The victim’s injuries aren’t believed to be life-threatening.

He remains in hospital in stable condition.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Martha Miszkurka at 604-525-5411 or Crimestoppers at 1 800 222-8477.

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