New Westminster police responded to a suspected stabbing on Halloween night. (Shane MacKichan photo)

IHIT takes over New Westminster Halloween stabbing

A man was found with a serious injury at 8th Street and Columbia

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has taken over a case in New Westminster from Halloween night.

Local police were called to 8 Street and Columbia on Oct. 31 at 11:30 p.m. for a report of an assault with a weapon, believed to be a knife.

READ: Knife attack sends New Westminster man to hospital

They arrived to find a man with a serious injury. He was taken to hospital.

Two suspects were found nearby and taken into custody. Police said at the time it appeared to be a targeted incident.

The IHIT team wouldn’t give any further detail in a Tweet Tuesday night, only saying the victim’s name will not be released.

It is not clear why IHIT took over. No information has been provided so far on the victim’s condition.

Just Posted

BC BUDGET: Fare freeze and free travel for seniors on BC Ferries

A complete fare freeze will be put into place on major routes, and fares will be rolled back on smaller routes by 15 per cent

Langley students collect glut of supplies for Guatemalan students

Walnut Grove Secondary LEOs now raising money to ship most items south.

BC BUDGET: New spaces a step to universal child care

Fees reduced for licensed daycare operators

BC BUDGET: NDP cracks down on speculators, hidden ownership

Foreign buyers’ tax extended to Fraser Valley, Okanagan, Vancouver Island

Tenants, owners clash at hearing over Langley manufactured home park

Tenants want more protection for their homes.

VIDEO: Top 10 B.C. budget highlights

The NDP is focusing on childcare, affordable housing and speeding up the elimination of MSP premiums

BC Cattlemen’s Association calls for remediation of firebreaks to prevent erosion, spread of invasive species

Other concerns are fencing restoration and repair, and a lack of feed for cattle.

Yelling vulgar slur at reporter not a crime says judge

Judge rules ‘vulgar’ slur against reporter was not a public disturbance

B.C. runner takes silver at Pan American cross-country championships

Tyler Dozzi’s medal pushes U20 Team Canada to gold finish

Coquitlam piano teacher accused of sex assault involving former students

Police say Dmytro Kubyshkin has been teaching in private homes for more than 20 years

UBCO students to get medical cannabis coverage

Kelowna - The pilot project will be implemented in April

Spring Break Camp at Aldergrove’s Loft Country

The three-day camps are for ages 7-12, on March 19-21 and 26-28

Rent a plot at Aldergrove Community Gardens

Register for 2018 growing season on Saturday, March 10 between 1-3 p.m.

Most Read