February 2017 RCMP News Archive

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Red Deer RCMP investigate stabbing – Update – Arrest made

February 2, 2017 9:48 AM

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP have arrested a suspect in the January 22 stabbing in Riverside Meadows that sent a man to hospital with serious injuries.

RCMP identified a suspect shortly after the stabbing occurred and obtained a warrant for his arrest. He was arrested by Calgary Police Service shortly afterward.

25 year old Christopher Andrew Munro faces the following charges:

  • Criminal Code 268 – Aggravated assault
  • Criminal Code 267(a) – Assault with weapon
  • Criminal Code 145(3) – Fail to comply with condition of undertaking
  • Criminal Code 733.1(1) – Fail to comply with probation order

Christopher Munro will appear in court in Red Deer on February 16 at 9:30 am.

At this time, no further charges are pending, but RCMP continue to investigate and will issue an update if more information becomes available.

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Media contact:
Cpl. Karyn Kay
Red Deer RCMP
403-304-7764

BACKGROUND:

January 23, 2017

Red Deer RCMP investigate stabbing

Red Deer, Alberta – Red Deer RCMP are investigating a stabbing that sent a man to hospital with serious injuries just before midnight on January 22.

RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing in the Riverside Meadows neighbourhood at 11:55 pm on January 22 and determined that a 34 year old Red Deer man had been stabbed at a residence after an altercation with two males and a female. The victim was stabbed in the torso several times and is in stable condition in hospital.

RCMP do not believe this was a random attack and are working to confirm the identities of the suspects. Updates will be issued as more information becomes available.

If you have information about this stabbing, please contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online. You could be eligible for a cash reward if your information leads to an arrest.

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Media contact:
Red Deer RCMP
403-304-7764

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