December 29, 2018 12:11 pm

Woman in hospital after early morning stabbing in Parc-Extension

Montreal police are investigating a stabbing in the Parc-Extension neighbourhood.

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Montreal police are investigating after a 37-year-old woman was stabbed early Saturday morning inside an apartment on Durocher Street near Jean-Talon Street in Montreal’s Parc-Extension neighbourhood.

The victim called 911 around 2:25 a.m. reporting that she had been stabbed.

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When officers arrived at the scene, they discovered the woman with injuries to her lower body.

She was taken to hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

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Montreal police spokesperson Jean-Pierre Brabant said investigators are expected to meet with the victim sometime Saturday morning.

Brabant said it appears the assault stemmed from a family conflict that escalated.

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“There was a conflict between a man and a woman, and the victim intervened,” he said, adding officers were looking for the suspect.

“The investigation is moving forward,” he said.

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