The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) is investigating an assault with a weapon in the downtown area of St. John’s.
On Sunday, around 2:54 a.m., RNC patrol services officers, Forensic Identification Services and Criminal Investigation Division members responded to a call of an assault with a weapon in the area of Water Street and Adelaide Street.
According to police, a 41-year-old man and a 23-year-old man were involved in an altercation. One man received minor injuries while the second man received what appeared to be stab wounds. Both men were taken to hospital and treated for what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries.
Investigators with the Major Crime Unit would like to speak with anyone who may have witnessed the incident. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Major Crime Unit at 729-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). People can also provide information anonymously on the N.L. Crime Stoppers Website at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.