Woman in hospital after stabbing in East Vancouver parking lot: Police

VANCOUVER — Police say a woman in her 30s has been arrested following an alleged attack in an East Vancouver parking lot that injured three people on Saturday.

Police allege a 47-year-old woman and her husband were walking in a busy grocery store parking lot when she was suddenly stabbed.

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They say in a news release the husband and two grocery staff members were able to hold the suspect until police arrived minutes later.

They say the woman was taken to hospital with what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries and two of the men who held the suspect down sustained minor injuries.

Police say a 38-year-old woman is in hospital for a medical assessment and the investigation is ongoing.

Const. Jason Doucette says that based on an initial investigation, the suspect did not know or have any previous contact with the victims.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 20, 2020.

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