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The Dawson Creek RCMP has a young male in custody, following a Tuesday night stabbing incident.

The victim, an unidentified adult male, was allegedly attacked and stabbed at about 11.30, while walking along 8th street just north of the cities major traffic circle.

The injured man, who received hospital treatment for non life-threatening injuries, described his assailant as a native youth with a shaved head.

However, the arrested youth was not apprehended, until sometime after the incident occurred, and the police investigation is continuing.

That noted, public information assistance calls are being taken at the Dawson Creek detachment and crime stoppers numbers…250-784-3700 and 1-800-222-8477.

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