A 16-year-old Richmond resident is recovering in hospital after being stabbed late last night.
On July 8 around 11:30 p.m., Richmond RCMP received a report of a suspicious male in the 6000 block of Twintree Place.
A resident in the area called police to report that a young male had been stabbed.
When police arrived, a 16 year old male was located lying on the ground with multiple stab wounds to his upper body.
The victim was transported to the BC Childrens Hospital in critical condition and was later taken for surgery.
He suffered serious injuries and remains in hospital in stable condition.
Investigators are still trying to piece together the events that lead up to the stabbing and police dont believe the stabbing occurred on Twintree Place but in another location that is yet to be determined.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Richmond RCMPs Serious Crime Unit at 604 278 1212. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
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