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Police investigating targeted assault…

PRINCE GEORGE, BC: The Prince George RCMP is seeking witnesses to an afternoon assault that took place on a busy Prince George Tuesday afternoon… 

Police say at approximately 4:50 PM, members of the Prince George RCMP’s General Duty Section came across an adult male that appeared to be suffering from one or more injuries. The male was walking along the 3000 block of 10th Avenue when police found him.  He was transported to hospital for treatment of his minor injuries, which appeared to be caused by a blunt object.

The victim is well known to police and was not cooperative. A residence on the 2900 block of 10th Avenue was checked for safety and to ensure there were no other victims.  A Police Dog Service Team attended the area to assist in locating any suspects or evidence.  No suspects have been identified.

Police are confident that this was a targeted attack in relation to the drug trade and that the general public is not at risk.

The victim was found to have two Arrest Warrants and was taken into custody after he was released from hospital. 

If anyone has information on this incident, please contact the Prince George RCMP at 250-561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. 

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