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Lacombe man charged after weekend stabbing

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to come forward

A 22-year-old Lacombe man is facing charges after a stabbing on Saturday morning. The stabbing left one man in hospital with serious injuries.

In the early morning hours of on Oct. 24 an altercation occurred at a local hotel between two men who, police say, are known to each other.

The altercation escalated and resulted in a 35-year-old man being sent to Red Deer Hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries. Lacombe Police Service (LPS) reports the man is now in stable condition.

A 22-year-old man from Lacombe is charged with aggravated assault and mischief as a result of the altercation.

LPS said this was an isolated incident and there is no current risk to the public.

This is all the information LPS is releasing at this time.

Police are asking for anyone with information about the incident to contact them at 403-782-3279 or call your local police.

Anonymous reports can be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.