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Man charged with attempted murder in North Delta stabbing

Benny Ibanez is alleged to have stabbed another man in a fight in North Delta on Monday. Delta Police File

A 46-year-old Delta man is facing a charge of attempted murder over his alleged role in a stabbing on Monday.

Delta police say officers were called to the 11600-block of 82nd Avenue in North Delta around 9:20 p.m., to reports of an altercation.

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Delta resident Benny Ibanez, who is not known to police, was arrested without incident as he attempted to leave the scene.

The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries, and was attended at the scene by officers and paramedics.

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Police said Ibanez and the victim knew each other. A knife was recovered at the scene.

Ibanez is due back in court on Jan. 31.

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