RCMP investigating early morning stabbing in downtown Yellowknife

Arthur C. Green/CKLB Radio

The RCMP is investigating an early morning stabbing which occurred in downtown Yellowknife outside the Royal Bank.

According to a news release “The victim, a 52-year-old man, appeared to be suffering from stab wounds. He has been transported by EMS to the hospital and is in stable condition.”

Shortly before 5:00 a.m., this morning the RCMP was conducting a patrol when they came upon the scene. The City of Yellowknife Emergency Medical Services were already on site, tending to a victim in the area of 50th Avenue and 52nd street.

The RCMP blocked off a portion of the downtown core to protect evidence from 50th Avenue, between 52nd Street and 53rd Street, while police investigated

“Police Dog Services and Forensic Identification Services attended the scene. 50th Avenue is now reopened for traffic,” according to the RCMP.

The investigation is ongoing and no arrest has been made.

Yellowknife RCMP is asking for anyone who witnessed suspicious activity in the area between 50th and 52nd Street, and 50th to 53rd Avenue, to please come forward and contact Yellowknife RCMP at 669-1111, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 nwtnutips.com, (click on “submit a web tip”) or text: “nwtnutips” plus your message to 274637.



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Arthur C. Green
Arthur C. Green is from Whitbourne Newfoundland and graduated from the CNA Journalism Program. Arthur also studied Business Marketing and Political Science at Memorial University in Essex England and St. John's Newfoundland. Green has worked as a spot news photographer/journalist with such news organizations as Vista-radio, CBC, CBC Radio, NTV, Saltwire and Postmedia in Alberta.