Attempted Robbery

At approximately 3:00 AM on Friday April 10, 2009 Saskatoon Police responded to a 9-1-1 call regarding a single male suspect having stabbed two victims in the 2000 block of 22nd Street West.

A 49 year old male victim was immediately located by Police with a laceration to his neck and shortly thereafter a second 29 year old female victim made herself known. A lone male suspect had attempted to rob the couple of a small grocery bag of items, and during the attempt assaulted both victims with a knife.

Both victims were taken to Royal University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect is described as a Native male, 20 -25 years of age, 5' 8" tall heavy set wearing a black ball cap and sweater.

No arrests have been made and the investigation will continue. Anyone having any knowledge regarding the identity of the suspect is asked to call the Saskatoon Police at 975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

(Occurrence Number: 09-30428)