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Surrey stabbing leads to quick arrest

A victim of a stabbing in central Surrey was taken to hospital in critical condition Wednesday afternoon. RCMP quickly arrested a suspect.
A victim of a stabbing in central Surrey was taken to hospital in critical condition Wednesday afternoon. RCMP quickly arrested a suspect. Shane MacKichan

A suspect is in custody following a stabbing in central Surrey Wednesday afternoon.

RCMP officers responded to a call at 1:50 p.m. in the area of 135A St. and 108 Ave. The suspect was seen fleeing the scene and was quickly arrested and taken into custody.

A victim was found in critical condition and transported to hospital.

A second victim was found with serious but non-life threatening injuries, however RCMP can’t confirm at this time whether the incidents are related.

The investigation is still in its early stages, with officers canvassing the area and speaking to witnesses.

Any witnesses who have yet to come forward are asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502. If witnesses wish to remain anonymous, they can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or go to www.solvecrime.ca.

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