A West Kelowna man is recovering from stab wounds after he was assaulted in the long term parking lot at Kelowna International Airport last night.
Police say it happened about 9:30 when the man went back to his vehicle and interrupted a theft in progress.
Police say during the confrontation, the thief allegedly pulled a knife and stabbed the 54 year old man.
His injury is not life-threatening.
His assailant ran off.
Police are looking for a Caucasian man, 25 to 30 years old, about five foot ten, wearing blue jeans, a jean jacket, a plaid shirt and a dark baseball cap.
“Airport officials confirmed that an unknown member of the general public attended the airport’s valet kiosk, seeking security personnel, to report seeing a fight in progress in the long term parking lot,” states RCMP Cpl. Tania Carroll. “RCMP are asking this witness and any other potential witnesses to come forward with any information that may be of assistance to our investigators.”
Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Kelowna RCMP at 250-762-3300. Or remain completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or by leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net