April 13, 2019 12:19 pm

Man in hospital after Plateau Mont-Royal stabbing

Police are investigating after a 20-year-old man was stabbed in Montreal's Plateau-Mont-Royal borough. Saturday, April 13, 2019.

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Police are investigating after an armed assault in Montreal’s Plateau Mont-Royal borough overnight.

Police received a 911 call reporting a man had been stabbed at around 12:15 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of Mentana and Napoleon streets.

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When officers arrived at the scene, they found a 20-year-old man with injuries to his upper body.

“The injuries were made by an edge weapon,” said Montreal police spokesperson Manuel Couture.

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He added that the victim was conscious during his transport to hospital and his life was now out of danger.

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Couture said one person was seen fleeing the scene, but it’s not clear whether that person is a witness or a suspect.

“We don’t know what the motive of the attack is,” Couture said, adding they are waiting for doctors to give the go-ahead for investigators to speak with the victim.

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