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Co-worker stabbed in Salmon Arm

A 32-year-old Salmon Arm man is in police custody after a workplace incident in that community Friday morning.

RCMP and ambulance service personnel responded to a report of a stabbing in the Industrial Park area of Salmon Arm shortly after 11 a.m.

According to police a 34-year-old man had been stabbed by a co-worker.

"The victim was transported by air ambulance to Kamloops Regional Hospital but is expected to survive," says Staff Sgt. Kevin Keane.

Keane says police believe mental health issues are a factor in the incident.

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