UPDATE: Man stabbed multiple times is in stable condition

Incident took place at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday on Hillcrest Avenue

  • May. 19, 2016 12:00 p.m.
Abbotsford Police are on the scene of an apparent stabbing on Hillcrest Avenue on Thursday night.

Abbotsford Police are on the scene of an apparent stabbing on Hillcrest Avenue on Thursday night.

Charges have been laid in relation to an incident last Thursday in which a man was stabbed multiple times.

Harpal Braich, 43, has been charged with aggravated assault, assault with a weapon and breach of probation.

Emergency crews were called just after 8:30 p.m. Thursday for a report of a stabbing in a parking lot of a complex in the 32000 block of Hillcrest Avenue.

Abbotsford Police Const. Ian MacDonald said there had been an altercation between two men, who were known to each other, and one of them was stabbed several times in his legs and abdomen.

That man, 36, was taken to hospital, and is recovering from his injuries.