Woman, 20, charged after Smithers stabbing

The 27-year-old victim was treated at Bulkley Valley District Hospital Wednesday morning.

Smithers RCMP has charged a 20-year-old woman in connection with a stabbing on Tuesday.

Smithers RCMP has charged a woman, 20, for allegedly stabbing her 27-year-old boyfriend overnight on Tuesday.

At about 8:18 a.m. on Wednesday, a 27-year-old man contacted police saying he had been stabbed some time during the night.

When police reached the man he was conscious and talking but had injuries that were believed to be stab wounds to the lower right of his back and upper right shoulder areas.

He also had cuts and abrasions on his face and arms.

The man was taken by ambulance to Bulkley Valley District Hospital for treatment and has since been released.

The victim’s girlfriend has been charged with assault causing bodily harm and has been remanded in custody until her next court appearance on Feb. 19.

Smithers RCMP is asking anyone who has information or saw anything suspicious near the 3,400 block of Alfred Avenue between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m. on Tuesday to contact the Smithers detachment on 250-847-3233 or Crimestoppers on 1-800-222-8477.