A dispute outside a bar on early Saturday morning led to one man being hospitalized with serious, non-life-threatening injuries.
At approximately 12:10 am on Saturday July 27th, an altercation broke out outside the Old City Station Pub at 150 Skinner St in Nanaimo.
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During the course of the fight, a 35-year-old man was stabbed multiple times and first responders administered first aid within minutes of the injury.
He was then rushed to the hospital where he is being treated for serious but non-life threatening injuries.
After reviewing video surveillance and speaking with witnesses, police have taken several people believed to be involved in the altercation into custody.
“This does not appear to be a random incident. To date, no charges have been laid and the investigation is being actively investigated ” said Constable Gary O’Brien of the Nanaimo RCMP.
Police are now asking anyone with cell phone videos of the incident, or any information about it to step forward.
Informants are asked to contact the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at www.nanaimocrimestoppers.com or call 1-800-222-8