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Lloyd RCMP arrest male after stabbing

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At approximately 2:50 a.m. on July 20, members of the Lloydminster RCMP were dispatched to a call involving an armed and barricaded male at a business in the 7400 block of 34 Street. Upon arrival, it was determined an employee at the business had been stabbed by the male suspect. Police and witnesses provided life saving care to the employee, who was transported to hospital in Edmonton via STARS Air Ambulance with serious injuries. Members from the Lloydminster RCMP, Lloydminster RCMP Police Dog Services, Kitscoty RCMP, Onion Lake RCMP and Maidstone RCMP were able to enter the business and communicate with the barricaded suspect before he surrendered and was taken into custody.

Charges are pending against the 25-year-old male suspect.

The investigation is ongoing, and police will provide additional details when known. There are no additional safety concerns for the public in relation to this event.