Police Officer injured with a knife

Kelowna

2022-03-27 16:35 PDT

File # 2022-17410

On March 27, 2022 at 12:18 AM, A Kelowna Officer was dispatched to a disturbance in the 1000 Block Ellis St, Kelowna. Shortly after arriving, the Officer requested immediate assistance after becoming injured from a stab wound.

Multiple Officers arrived to assist which resulted in the arrest of the suspect. Both the Police Officer and the suspect where transported to Kelowna General Hospital. The Police Officer suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries, while the suspect suffered non- life threatening injuries.

Our officers face danger and difficult circumstances each and everyday in the service of this community. Tonight, I am grateful for the incredible work they did in supporting each other and responding to this event. Our thoughts remain with the officer and their family. Said Insp. Adam MacIntosh Operations Officer, Kelowna RCMP.

The investigation is being conducted by the Kelowna General Investigative Support Team (GIST). They are asking any witnesses who have not yet spoken with investigators or have video footage of the incident to please contact the Kelowna RCMP at (250) 762-3300.

 

Released by

Cpl. Tammy Lobb

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Kelowna RCMP
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