Downtown Stabbings Reported

RCMP report that two stabbings and an assault took place in downtown Yellowknife, early on Tuesday evening. They have not released the names of anyone involved yet, and are still looking for the perpetrators.

“At approximately 6:19 pm on March 22, 2016,” the police press release says, “RCMP responded after receiving information that Emergency Medical Services were treating a male with multiple apparent stab wounds in front of the Centre Square Mall.  A second male was located in the area also suffering from an apparent stab wound. A female assault victim was also located in the area.”

RCMP believe that the assaults took place at a nearby apartment building, and that drugs and alcohol were a factor. Anyone with information is being asked to come forward, or call 867-669-1111 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, www.nwtnutips.com, click on “submit a web tip” text: nwtnutips to 274637.

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