Security guard stabbed by woman at Abbotsford mall

Suspect still at large, as 25-year-old recovers in hospital

A woman who stabbed a security guard at Sevenoaks Shopping Centre Monday evening remains at large, according to police.

Around 8 p.m. the 25-year-old victim was “attempting to do his job” by escorting a woman off the mall’s property, Const. Ian MacDonald of the Abbotsford Police Department said.

The woman, who had been yelling and apparently having a mental breakdown, stabbed the guard, MacDonald said.

He said the security guard suffered a single puncture wound to the abdomen, apparently from a knife. He was able to call 911 and passersby assisted him, MacDonald said.

The woman, described as 5’5” to 5’9”, in her 30s or 40s with long blonde and wearing a black hoodie and black shorts, fled the scene on foot, headed northeast, according to MacDonald.

The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries and is expected to be released from hospital on Tuesday.

Just Posted

COLUMN: Search for Grace shows community’s true nature

As Chilliwack searches for missing woman, a writer looks back 61 years at a similar story

Serious police incident unfolding at Sts’ailes

Small reserve near Agassiz surrounded by police vehicles, helicopter, ERT

VIDEO: Agassiz farm spreads awareness for barn owls

Miel Bernstein hopes others will learn how they can help the threatened owl species

Fraser-Cascade school district hosts by-election to fill void left by passing of Tom Hendrickson

Advance voting begins on July 17, with general voting on July 27

Chilliwack cadet takes staff position in Comox

Air cadet one of about 20,000 youth enrolled in programs across Canada this summer

VIDEO: Agassiz remembers local officer at grave-marking ceremony

Montague White-Fraser had been buried in the Old Cemetery for 92 years without a headstone

Instagram expands Canadian pilot removing ‘like’ counts to more countries

Social media giant plans to roll out the test in Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Japan, Italy and Ireland

Rents in most Canadian cities are unaffordable for lower-income earners: study

Roughly one-third of households, or 4.7 million, are renters

Pamela Anderson adds star power to B.C. Green Party town hall

Celebrity attended Nanaimo meeting with representatives from U.S.-based environmental group

Olympic softball qualifier gets $150K boost from provincial government

2019 Americas Qualifier to be held in Surrey from Aug. 25-Sept. 1

Gas price inquiry questions Trans Mountain capacity, company denies collusion

The first of up to four days of oral hearings in the inquiry continue in Vancouver

‘Benzos’ and fentanyl a deadly cocktail causing a growing concern on B.C. streets

Overdoses caused by benzodiazepines can’t be reversed with opioid-overdose antidote naloxone

RCMP release sketch of suspect in SFU assault, appeal to witnesses who helped woman

The RCMP want to talk to two women who helped the victim after she got to the parking lot

Will you be celebrating national hotdog day with any of these crazy flavours?

The popularity of hotdogs spans generations, cultures

Most Read