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Calgary police seek suspect who stabbed woman

Police vehicles are seen at Calgary Police Service headquarters on April 9, 2020. Calgary police are trying to identify a man who allegedly stabbed a woman multiple times in the city's southwest.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh. TPH

Calgary police are trying to identify a man who allegedly stabbed a woman multiple times in the city’s southwest.

According to a Wednesday morning news release, police said the incident happened in an alley behind the 600 block of 5 Avenue S.W. on Thursday, Sept. 22. The woman was taken to hospital in critical condition, officers said.

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Police said the victim and suspect knew each other but the victim does not know the suspect’s identity.

The suspect is described as approximately five-foot-ten with a medium build and dark hair. Police said he was wearing a green parka with a fur-lined hood, blue jeans and brown shoes at the time of the attack.

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A photo of the suspect who allegedly stabbed a woman in southwest Calgary on Thursday, Sept. 22.
A photo of the suspect who allegedly stabbed a woman in southwest Calgary on Thursday, Sept. 22. City of Calgary Newsroom

Anybody who has information about the suspect or incident are asked to contact police at 403-266-1234 or Crime Stoppers.

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