RCMP investigating hotel stabbing

Pictou County District RCMP is investigating a stabbing that occurred at a motel in Pictou.

On January 9, at approximately 5:40 p.m., Pictou County District RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing at a motel on West River Rd in Pictou Town. Upon arrival, RCMP officers located a man inside a hotel room who had been stabbed.

The 28-year-old Nova Scotian suffered non-life-threatening injuries. He was transported to hospital by EHS.

Information and evidence gathered indicates that prior to the incident two men and a woman were observed entering the motel room. Moments later, one of the two men was seen fleeing from the area.

At this time, RCMP officers believe that the incident was targeted in nature and that man who fled is responsible for the stabbing.

The Pictou County District RCMP is looking to identify the three persons in the attached photos who may have been involved or witnessed the event.

Anyone with information on this incident or who can identify the three persons is asked to contact the Pictou County District RCMP at 902-485-4333. If you would like to remain anonymous you can contact Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). A secure web tip can be submitted at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca or use the P3 Tips App.


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