Calgary police seek suspect in downtown stabbing

On Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, a man and a woman quarreled in an alley behind the 600 block of 5 Avenue S.W when things escalated and the man stabbed the woman multiple times.

She managed to break free from her attacker and seek help from a Good Samaritan who contacted emergency services. She was taken to hospital critical condition.

According to Calgary Police, the victim and the suspect were known to each other, however, the victim does not know the suspect’s identity.

He is described as approximately 5’10” tall, with a medium build and dark hair.

At the time of the attack he was wearing a green parka with a fur-lined hood, blue jeans and brown shoes.

Anyone who knows the identity and whereabouts of the suspect is asked to contact the police non-emergency number at 403-266-1234. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or

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