A man was taken to hospital after being stabbed on Landeau Place last night.

A man was taken to hospital after being stabbed on Landeau Place last night.

Man stabbed after confronting suspected thief

Victim sent to hospital with non-life threatening injuries

  • Jan. 21, 2017 3:00 p.m.

A suspect is at large following a late-night stabbing in Abbotsford that sent one man to hospital.

Two men were standing outside around 12:15 a.m. last night when they saw a man they believed was trying to break into cars on Landeau Place in central Abbotsford, Const. Ian MacDonald said.

The 32-year-old man confronted the individual and a scuffle ensued, in which the victim suffered three puncture wounds, MacDonald said.

He was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries, he said.

Police flooded the area with patrol cars and a canine unit but were unable to locate the suspect, who was described as a caucasian male, wearing a hoodie and dark clothing, MacDonald said.

Individuals with information about this incident are encouraged to phone police – 604-859-5225 – or Crime Stoppers – 1-800-222-8477.