Scene of stabbing on Switzer Avenue Saturday morning.

Scene of stabbing on Switzer Avenue Saturday morning.

UPDATE: Two arrested in connection with stabbing in Abbotsford

The incident took place Saturday morning in the area of Switzer Avenue and McCallum Road.



Two people have been arrested in connection with the stabbing of a 33-year-old man late Saturday morning in Abbotsford.

A 28-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman – both from Abbotsford – were taken into custody late yesterday afternoon, said Abbotsford Police Const. Ian MacDonald.

Police were called to the 33500 block of Switzer Avenue – off McCallum Road – just after 11 a.m. Saturday. The area is located south of South Fraser Way across from Jubilee Park.

When police arrived, they found a man suffering from multiple stab wounds. He was airlifted with critical injuries to a Vancouver-area hospital, but his condition has since stabilized, MacDonald said.

Members of the Abbotsford Police Department’s patrol division, forensic identification unit and major crime unit were involved in the investigation leading to the arrest of the two suspect.

Police are continuing to investigate and are asking for witnesses or anyone else with information to call them at 604-859-5225 or text abbypd (222973), or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.