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Father of two stabbed in parking lot robbery

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Police are still searching for the two men responsible for robbing and stabbing a Mount Currie man on Friday night (Nov. 14) in the underground parking lot by the Telus Conference Centre at Whistler.

According to reports, two men approached the victim in Lot A just after 9 p.m. and demanded his knapsack. He refused and one of the thieves stabbed the man in the chest. The two men then fled the scene with the victim’s pack.

The police were contacted at 9:18 p.m., and the wounded man was rushed to the Whistler Health Care Centre. It was determined that the knife blade had contacted the victim’s heart and he was rushed to Vancouver General Hospital where he was treated and held in critical condition.

On Wednesday he was pronounced in stable condition, and was able to breathe on his own.

The Whistler-Pemberton RCMP are looking for two white male suspects in their mid 20s, both under six feet in height. One suspect had shaggy brown hair with blue eyes and some facial hair. The other was described as clean-shaven.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the RCMP at 604-932-3044.

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