February 10, 2019 12:41 pm
Updated: February 10, 2019 1:56 pm

Police investigate after man stabbed in Montreal movie theatre

Montreal police are investigating a stabbing inside a cinema at the Cavendish mall in Côte Saint-Luc. Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019.

Courtesy TVA

Montreal police are investigating after a man was stabbed Saturday night at a movie theatre at the Cavendish mall in Côte Saint-Luc.

Montreal police spokesperson Julien Lévesque said a 911 call reporting the incident was logged at 11:50 p.m.

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Witnesses told police that an argument broke out between several men inside the movie theatre.

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Lévesque said the argument escalated and a 44-year-old man was stabbed with a sharp object.

“He was conscious during his transport to hospital,” Lévesque said, adding that his injuries were not life-threatening.

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Five men were intercepted in the mall’s parking lot in connection with the stabbing.

They were taken into police custody for questioning but had been released by 6:30 a.m. on Sunday.

Lévesque said the investigation is ongoing.

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