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Throat slashing in East Vancouver apartment

A man was allegedly stabbed in the 2100-block of Wall Street in Vancouver

A 31-year-old Vancouver man is in hospital after his throat was allegedly slashed during a violent confrontation in the 2100-block of Wall Street on Sunday afternoon.

The man sustained non-life-threatening injuries to his neck and hand after a confrontation turned violent inside an apartment. The man was able to call 9-1-1 himself and Vancouver Police arrived with paramedics shortly after 4:00 p.m.

Police were able to locate and arrest a male suspect in connection with the incident who remains in custody.

Officers canvassed the building for witnesses and are asking for anyone with information to come forward. The motive behind the stabbing is unclear and charges have not been confirmed at this time.

It is not known whether the stabbing was targeted or gang related.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the VPD Major Crime Robbery Assault Squad at 604-717-2541 or Crime Stoppers.

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