A former resident of Burns Lake was held in custody overnight in connection with an assault around 8:30 Thursday night in Prince George.
23 year old Dino Andrew Alec is facing three charges including assault with a weapon. Police allege Alec attacked a man along Fern Crescent around 8:30pm.
Police found the victim was suffering from wounds caused by an edged weapon. Ambulance crews rushed him to hospital with life threatening injuries. He has since been upgraded to serious but stable condition.
Mounties located and arrested Alec near the scene.