20-year-old man stabbed Sunday near Pitt Meadows mall

Ridge Meadows RCMP do not feel incident was random attack.

  • Sep. 15, 2014 2:00 p.m.

A 20-year-old man is in serious condition after being stabbed Sunday near the west Maple Ridge border.

Police were called to Ridge Meadows Hospital just after 11 p.m., after the victim walked in and said he had been stabbed.

“The victim in this case is in serious condition in hospital, and he is receiving medical attention for his injuries,” said Ridge Meadows RCMP Insp. Dan Splinter.

Investigators have spoken to some of the victim’s friends, and police feel the incident occurred somewhere near the Meadowtown Centre mall, on the Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge border. Police are still sorting out the details on what led up to the incident, but do not feel this was a random attack.”

“At present, the main concern is the victim’s overall health and well-being,” said Splinter. “Ridge Meadows RCMP’s Serious Crimes Unit is now fully engaged in the investigation.”