Two youths arrested after multiple people gang up on and stab man

A pair of youths with warrants for their arrest were caught by police following a brief foot chase after a stabbing in the parking lot of the Burntwood Hotel Sept. 18.

Thompson RCMP responded to a call about several people – including one female armed with a knife – attacking one man in the hotel parking lot around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. Patrolling police located the victim, who was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries from a minor stab wound and later released.

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The two youths apprehended by police also had court release conditions including a curfew. They will both face new charges and are being held in custody pending a court appearance.

Anyone with information about this incident can call Thompson RCMP at 204-677-6911 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477. Tips can also be submitted online at wwww.manitobacrimestoppers.com.

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