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Two people were injured in separate stabbing incidents in Campbell River on Tuesday night.

Around 6 p.m. on November 12th, a man in his 30s was stabbed near the Radiant Life Community Church on Cypress Street.

He sustained non life threatening injuries and police were able to locate a suspect who is now in custody.

In a second incident just after 10 p.m., a man in his 20s sustained several stab wounds after an unprovoked attack by a man who has not yet been identified.

The victim was treated for non life threatening injuries at Campbell River Hospital.

The suspect in this incident is described as a man standing 5’7″ tall, with shoulder length grey hair and wearing a grey jacket and jeans.

“These stabbings are very serious incidents,” said Cst. Maury Tyre.

“Removing individuals from the street who would do harm to others in this community is a top priority and any assistance the┬ápublic can provide in these matters is greatly appreciated.”

Anyone who witnessed either incident or has video surveillance of the latter is asked to contact Campbell River RCMP at 250-286-6221.