Prince Rupert victim seriously injured in home invasion

Prince Rupert RCMP are asking for public help to find suspects in home invasion.

Prince Rupert RCMP are looking for public help after a home invasion that sent a 59-year-old person to hospital with serious injuries.

Sgt. Jagdev Uppal said a suspect or suspects entered an apartment complex residence on the 700 block of Second Ave. W at approximately 8:20 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 3 and attacked the lone occupant. RCMP did not disclose the gender of the victim or whether or not the person was the resident of the apartment, but are asking for the public to notify them if they saw any suspicious activity at that time in the area or in the alleys between Second and Third Avenue West on the 700 block.

The victim was taken to hospital with serious injuries and later airlifted to the Lower Mainland for treatment. RCMP reported the victim is currently in stable condition.

The public is urged, should they have any information to provide, to contact the Prince Rupert RCMP at 250-627-0700 or Crime stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).