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18-year old Vanderhoof woman arrested following stabbing

The incident occured on Aug 14 in Prince George

An 18-year old Vanderhoof woman was apprehended by Prince George RCMP after she stabbed an adult male at his residence.

On August 14, at approximately 4 pm, Prince George RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing that occurred in a residence on the 1400 block of 3rd Avenue in Prince George.

Multiple officers attended immediately, as per an August 15 news release. An adult male victim was found to be suffering from his injuries consistent with being stabbed by an edged weapon.

A lone female suspect fled the scene before emergency services were called. The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital immediately.

As the investigation continued, the suspect was identified as Madison Rose Patrick of Vanderhoof.

Police deployed staff throughout the downtown core and at approximately 5:30 pm, the suspect was observed walking near the corner of 6th Avenue and Dominion Street in Prince George.

When officers approached her to effect an arrest, the suspect attempted to flee on foot but was caught a short distance later and taken into custody.

The BC Prosecution Service has approved the following charges against Patrick — Assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and resisting arrest.

Patrick has released on a Recognizance for court on September 11th, 2019. The victim and suspect are known to each other, read the police report.

The police added that this was a targeted act as a result of a disagreement.

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