Winnipeg police say 11 people were stabbed in eight separate incidents over four days in the city.
Between August 17 and 21, officers responded to several stabbing calls for victims ranging in age from 16 to 58.
Police say a 48-year-old man was stabbed in the lower body in the area of Princess Street and Notre Dame Avenue on August 17. He was also robbed of his bicycle and taken to hospital in critical condition, but later upgraded to stable.
The same day, a 16-year-old girl brought herself to the hospital after being stabbed in the mid-body in the 900 block of Banning Street.
On August 18, two men — aged 24 and 28 — were stabbed in their mid-bodies on Princess Street and attended the hospital for treatment.
Later in the day, a 19-year-old man and 21-year-old woman were robbed in Central Park. The man was stabbed multiple times and taken to hospital. Two people were arrested nearby.
A 58-year-old man was stabbed in the 700 block of Wellington Avenue on August 19. Police say he declined an ambulance, but officers brought him to the hospital in stable condition.
On August 20, a 16-year-old boy, 20-year-old man and 48-year-old man were stabbed in the 500 block of Agnes Street. Hours later, a 19-year-old man was stabbed in the first 100 block of Edmonton Street. He was later upgraded to stable condition in hospital.
A 30-year-old man was stabbed in the 400 block of Maryland Street on August 21 and taken to hosital in unstable condition, but was later upgraded to stable.
Police say they don’t believe any of the incidents are related. Investigators ask anyone with information to call (204) 986-6222 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).
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