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Man arrested after allegedly stabbing teen who was taking photos near Yaletown park

FILE - A Vancouver police cruiser seen in Commercial Drive. Simon Little / Global News

Vancouver police say a 34-year-old man of no fixed address was arrested for allegedly stabbing someone near the Seawall in Yaletown on Wednesday.

Police say it happened around 7 p.m., when officers were called to reports of a man chasing people with a knife near Davie Street and Marinaside Crescent.

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An 18-year-old man who was taking photos in Cooper Park with friends suffered minor injuries in the incident, said VPD. Sgt. Aaron Roed in a media release.

“We are very lucky that no one sustained serious injuries, including our officers,” he said.

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“The man resisted arrest, and several tactical resources were used to protect the public and take him into custody, where he remains.”

Police have recommended charges including assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon, and obstructing a police officer.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Vancouver police.

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