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Two women were taken to the hospital after sustaining injuries in a reported fight near Campbell River on Sunday.

At around 7 a.m. on November 24th, RCMP were called to the 1200 block of Bute Crescent in the Homalco Indigenous community after reports of a fight involving weapons.

Upon arrival, officers found two women suffering from non-life-threatening injuries and both were transported to hospital.

One of the women was later air-lifted to a hospital in Victoria for further treatment.

“This was an isolated incident and there are no safety concerns for the general public,” said Cst. Maury Tyre in a statement. Both women were known to each other.

RCMP continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding the altercation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Campbell River RCMP at 250-286-6221.

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