Saskatoon Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a suspect who reportedly stabbed a man last night.
At approximately 9:00 p.m., April 3, 2018, Patrol officers were dispatched to the 1300 block of 20th Street West for a report of an injured person. Upon arrival, Police located a 63 year old man suffering from cuts to his face and back. It was reported that an unknown male approached people waiting at a bus stop and engaged in an aggressive verbal confrontation. The suspect then began swinging a knife at the man, cutting him near his mouth, temple and then on his shoulder before pushing him down. When the male attempted to leave the scene, the suspect followed him and tried to steal his back pack. When he did not succeed with the theft, the suspect fled on foot.
The victim was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Police are looking for a male suspect possibly in his late twenties, 5’5” tall with a muscular build. He is said to have short, dark hair and is clean shaven. At the time of the attack, he was wearing a black hat, black pants and a yellow bunnyhug.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.