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Salmon Arm taxi driver stabbed in leg

Police are still on the lookout for a suspect who stabbed a taxi driver in the leg on Dec. 28.

At 11:45 p.m., the taxi driver was approached by an intoxicated male outside the Hideaway Pub requesting a ride.

The driver advised he would be back shortly and left his vehicle unattended. Upon the driver’s return he saw the male flattening the taxi tires with a knife.

The driver grabbed the suspect male who then stuck the driver in the shin with the knife.

The suspect then fled the scene on foot.

The identity of the suspect is unknown and police have presenting mug shots to the driver to assist with identification.

The man was described as being 5'8", 150lbs, dark medium length hair, no facial hair, 25 to 30 years old, wearing blue jeans, a 3/4 length black jacket and wearing a black backpack with checkered top.

The injury to the driver was minor.

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