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Calgary police seek information from public about stabbing near memorial

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Calgary police are urging witnesses to last week’s stabbing or people in the area to come forward to assist in their investigation.

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Police responded to reports of a man suffering from a stab wound in the Memorial Drive and 2nd Street NE area around 9:30 pm on August 18. A 30-year-old man was taken by his EMS to Foothills Medical Center in critical condition with life-threatening injuries when paramedics arrived.

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The man was found on a bike path near the south curb of Memorial Drive adjacent to Bow River Lane by people walking in the area and reported the situation to police. A portion of the Bow River Trail between Center Street and Edmonton Trail NE has been taped off, and the eastbound lane of Memorial Drive has been closed due to a police investigation.

Calgary police said in a news release on Tuesday that the man’s condition had improved to stable since he was admitted to hospital.

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Investigators are seeking more information about the incident from members of the public and are looking to find out who was in the area at the time of the stabbing.

“The area often sees a lot of vehicular and pedestrian traffic. It gives us the information to move forward,” said Colin Chisholm of CPS’s General Research Division.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact police at the non-emergency number 403-266-1234 or anonymously through CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or calgarycrimestoppers.org. increase.

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Calgary police seek information from public about stabbing near memorial

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