A man was stabbed at a homeless encampment along Gladys Avenue Sunday night. (Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News)

A man was stabbed at a homeless encampment along Gladys Avenue Sunday night. (Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News)

One man hospitalized after homeless camp stabbing in Abbotsford

60-year-old male in serious condition after altercation on Gladys Avenue on Sunday night

One man in his early 60s is in hospital after suffering severe stab wounds during an altercation at a homeless camp on Gladys Avenue on Sunday night.

Abbotsford Police responded to the call at approximately 11 p.m. on Sunday, and the initial investigation has revealed that the two parties are likely known to each other, but it’s not yet known what caused the incident. The suspect has not yet been identified.

The man remains in hospital in serious condition.

Police have not yet recovered the weapon, but they believe there is no threat to public safety at this time.

The Abbotsford major crime Unit is continuing to investigate. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call 604-859-5225, text 222973 (abbypd) or report anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS) or solvecrime.ca.