Police are looking for a suspect after a man was stabbed multiple times while sitting in his vehicle on a street in a southeast neighbourhood.

Investigators say a stranger opened the passenger door and startled the driver who was parked in the 3500 block of 33 St. S.E. at about 9:15 p.m., on Tuesday.

The stranger demanded the victim’s property and then began assaulting the driver with a knife.

Police say the attack was unprovoked and that the 23-year-old victim suffered multiple stab wounds,

He was taken to hospital and later released.

The suspect is described as:

  • Caucasian
  • 165 cm or 5’5” tall
  • Blue eyes
  • Dirty-blond hair
  • Wearing a red-and-white toque, black leather jacket and black track pants
  • Appearance characterized as scruffy

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers anonymously using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477
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