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Burnaby man, 24, recovering after Richmond stabbing

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A 24-year-old Burnaby man is in hospital after being stabbed in the Lansdowne Shopping Center parking lot early Monday morning.

At around 5 a.m. Richmond RCMP received a report of an assault with weapons at the mall, located at 5300 No. 3 Road. Officers arrived to find one man had been stabbed and the suspects had fled.

Police have interviewed a number of witnesses but says it's too early to says what led up to the incident.

The victim suffered life-threatening injuries but underwent surgery and is expected to recover.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to call Const. Edge at 604)-278-1212 or, to remain anonymous, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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