On Oct. 10, 2021, at approximately 8:35 a.m., St. Albert RCMP attended a residence in the Akinsdale area to assist Emergency Medical Services with a child who sustained multiple stab wounds. The child was transported to an Edmonton hospital in stable condition.
St. Albert RCMP arrested an adult male without incident for attempt murder at the residence. The male, a St. Albert resident, was transported to an Edmonton hospital with injuries and remains in hospital in stable condition.
St. Albert RCMP want to assure the community that this was an isolated incident. All individuals were known to each other, and the general public was not at risk. The St. Albert RCMP are not looking for any other suspects involved in the incident.
Due to a publication ban, the identify of the male charged with attempt murder will not be released, and no other information will be provided at this time to protect the child and family's identity.
St. Albert RCMP encourage the public to report any criminal or suspicious activity to the RCMP Detachment at 780-458-7700. Reports tell us where to look, who to look for, and where to patrol in the future. If you see a crime in progress, dial 911. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.