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Home invader stabbed himself: New West police

A break and enter suspect stabbed himself in the arm during a home invasion early Saturday morning, according to New Westminster police.

At about 2 a.m., a report of a stabbing in the 700 block of Fourth Avenue was received by police. They found a man with serious cuts to one of his arms and he was taken to hospital.

The department's major crime unit determined the injuries were self-inflicted during a break and enter at an occupied residence. The break-in victims, who are believed to be known to the suspect, suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries.

Police said Alex Roberts, 23, of Surrey has been charged with aggravated assault, assault, break and enter, and mischief.

Anyone with additional information about this incident can contact Staff-Sgt. Chris Mullin or Sgt. Rob Boyd at 604-525-5411.

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