Stabbing - 22nd Street West And Avenue P North

A 28 year old man is recovering from a non life-threatening stab wound following an assault overnight.

At approximately 3:00 a.m., February 8, 2017, Police were called to St. Paul's Hospital where the man was receiving treatment for the injury. He reported that he had been walking in an alley at 22nd Street and Avenue P when he was approached by five men, all dressed in black, who assaulted him with pepper spray and a machete. The suspects then fled the area. The man made his way to hospital.

No further description of the suspects is available at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

(Occurrence Number: 17-13097)