A police officer and his police dog walk up the alleyway toward the steps between the Mission Museum and the Mission Community Services Society office.

Mission man stabbed, suspect still at large

Mission RCMP are looking for a suspect after a stabbing in the area of Second Avenue.

Mission RCMP are searching for a suspect in a stabbing that took place today (Sept. 15) at about 3:30 p.m. in the area of Second Avenue.

A police dog is being used – to try and track the suspect – along the stairway between the Mission Museum and the Mission Community Services Society.

While few details have been released, the victim was allegedly walking up the stairs, when the suspect, who was walking down the stairway slashed his left arm with a knife.

The victim ran away and into the community services building for safety.

Police and ambulance were on the scene quickly.

Rick Rake, a program co-ordinator at Mission Community Services, administered first aid until an ambulance arrived.

“He was just sitting in a chair in our lobby,” said Rake.

“We just calmed him down and put disinfectant pads on his would and waited for the ambulance to come.

Rake said he did not know the man.

The victim has been taken to hospital.

For more details, keep checking missioncityrecord.com.