Saskatoon police search for stabbing suspect

Saskatoon police are asking people to avoid the area and have shut down 19th Street East between 3rd Avenue and 4th Avenue. File / Global News

Saskatoon police are looking for a suspect in a stabbing that sent a man to hospital on Saturday afternoon.

Officers are searching for a 22-year-old man who is believed to have stabbed a man in the 100 block of Edinburgh Place in the College Park East neighbourhood.

Police responded to the call around 4 p.m. and found the 38-year-old victim, who was taken to hospital by Medavie paramedics with injuries that aren’t life-threatening, according to a statement released Saturday night.

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The suspect, who police believe knows the victim, left the scene before officers arrived.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact them or CrimeStoppers.

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