Update: Attempted murder charge laid in connection with stabbing incident

One person was arrested Tuesday night following a stabbing incident in Estevan.

At approximately 9:40 p.m., the Estevan Police Service (EPS) received a report of a disturbance at a residence located in the south end of the city.

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Upon arrival, a woman was located outside the residence. The EPS says it was evident that the woman was a victim of a stabbing. The 25-year-old victim was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital and subsequently air-lifted to Regina for further treatment.

According to the EPS, the victim was last reported to be in stable condition.

A 34-year-old man was located and arrested in the area a short time later. Detectives from the EPS Criminal Investigations Division continue to investigate at this time. The male remains in custody and there is no risk to public safety. The victim and accused are known to each other.

In a statement on Wednesday night, the EPS said on its Twitter feed that the man had been charged with attempted murder, and remained in custody. No other details were immediately released. 

The Mercury will have more on this story as details become available. 

 

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