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Nanaimo RCMP have arrested a woman following a weekend stabbing at Port Place Mall.

At approximately 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, August 14th, a 27-year-old man was sent to hospital with serious stab wounds to the head. 

Police and paramedics provide emergency first aid before transporting the victim to hospital. 

The suspect, 51-year-old woman Kimberly Lewis, was located a short distance from the victim and was arrested without incident.

“Investigators are now tasked with attempting to understand why this happened and if there was a conflict between the two that may have precipitated the incident,” said Constable Gary O’Brien of the Nanaimo RCMP.

The victim remains in hospital where his condition is now considered stable. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Nanaimo RCMP at (250) 754-2345.

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