The VPD are investigating what appears to be a targeted attack against a man in his 30s this afternoon in downtown Vancouver. No arrests have been made and the victim is not cooperating with police.

Police received reports of a fight involving multiple people just before 3:30 p.m. December 24th, near Homer and Robson Streets. The suspects fled before the police arrived, but officers located a 36-year-old man suffering from stab wounds. He was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

“Our officers arrived shortly after receiving the 9-1-1 calls, but the suspects had already fled,” says Constable Jason Doucette, VPD. “Unfortunately, the victim is not cooperating with our investigators. Based on the information collected so far, this is likely a targeted attack and we do not believe the general public are at risk.”

Anyone who may have witnessed this assault, or has information about the incident, is asked to contact the VPD at 604-717-3321 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.