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Charges laid in ‘unprovoked attack’ in Edmonton park

Weinlos Park in Edmonton June 5, 2022. Global News

Edmonton police have laid charges in what appears to be a random stabbing in the southeast over the weekend.

A 24-old-man has been charged with aggravated assault and possession of an offensive weapon dangerous to the public.

Police said a man approached another man in Weinlos Park around 4:30 p.m. Saturday, stabbed him and fled.

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The 36-year-old victim was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

They call it an unprovoked attack and said the two men did not know each other.

Investigators were searching for a silver Cavalier in connection with the attack and said in a news release Sunday that it had been found.

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