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Police investigate vicious stabbing next to Burnaby shopping centre

Victim was found on Salisbury Avenue stabbed multiple times
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At 6 p.m. on Friday night, Burnaby crews were called to Balmoral Street and Salisbury Avenue, next to the Highgate Shopping Centre for a report of a stabbing. Ryan Stelting photo

Burnaby RCMP members found themselves following a long blood trail next after a stabbing next to a local shopping centre.

At 6 p.m. on Friday night, Burnaby crews were called to Balmoral Street and Salisbury Avenue, next to the Highgate Shopping Centre for a report of a stabbing.

When crews arrived they found a person suffering from multiple stab wounds laying on the sidewalk.

The person was transported to hospital by paramedics in serious condition.

Police followed the trail of blood to a vehicle which was parked in the 7100 block of Collier Street. The vehicle was also covered in blood.

Multiple streets were blocked off to help investigate the stabbing.