Just before 5:20PM yesterday, Monday, 31 May, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a serious assault that took place outside of a liquor store in the vicinity of Powell Smith Road, West Bay. It was reported that an altercation developed between two men at the location, which resulted in one man receiving stab wounds and the other being struck by a glass bottle.
Both men were transported to the Hospital by ambulance, where they were treated. The man who was stabbed is believed to have sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries. He remains in the hospital where he is receiving further treatment. The second man, a 50-year-old-man of West Bay, also appears to have sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries. He has been arrested on suspicion of wounding and also remains in hospital.
Detectives are encouraging anyone with information to call the West Bay Police Station at 949-3999. Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via our website.