17-year-old arrested for stabbing in Vanderhoof

The Vanderhoof RCMP arrested a 17-year-old boy on the Saik’uz First Nations reserve, early Thursday morning.

  • Nov. 6, 2012 7:00 p.m.

The Vanderhoof RCMP arrested a 17-year-old boy following an altercation at a home on the Saik’uz First Nations reserve, early Thursday morning.

One adult male suffered stab wounds in the alleged assault.

At around 9:30 a.m., on Thursday November 1, 2012 the Vanderhoof RCMP attended to a gathering at a home located on the Saik’uz First Nations reserve, after receiving reports that an adult male had been stabbed.

Police attended and arrested a 17-year-old teenager following their initial findings.

The 26-year-old stabbing victim was transported to Vanderhoof Hospital where he was stabilized and is now being transported by BCAS to Prince George Hospital for further surgery.