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19-year-old man with knife arrested after alleged attack in downtown Vancouver

Police received several reports of a man with a knife in the area of Hastings and Seymour streets around 7 a.m.
Police received several reports of a man with a knife in the area of Hastings and Seymour streets around 7 a.m. Global News

A 19-year-old Surrey man was arrested after he allegedly injured a woman with a knife in downtown Vancouver on Thursday morning.

Police received several reports of a man with a knife in the area of Hastings and Seymour streets around 7 a.m.

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Police said the man was under the influence of drugs and refused to comply with commands. Officers used “less-lethal force” on the suspect, including beans bags and a Taser.

One woman suffered “very minor” injuries, police said.

The man was arrested and will likely be charged with assault, police said.

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