Tri-City News

Port Coquitlam man wanted in stabbing

Matthew Jowett-Work si wanted on charges of assault causing bodily harm and assault with a weapons. Police said he also has warrants for uttering threats and theft in relation to another incident. - SUBMITTED PHOTO
Matthew Jowett-Work si wanted on charges of assault causing bodily harm and assault with a weapons. Police said he also has warrants for uttering threats and theft in relation to another incident.
— image credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO

The Coquitlam RCMP is searching for a suspect in a stabbing that took place earlier this month that sent one man to hospital.

Matthew Jowett-Work is wanted on charges of assault causing bodily harm and assault with a weapon. Police said he also has warrants for uttering threats and theft in relation to another incident.

The victim was stabbed at around 11 p.m. on Feb. 10 in the hallway of an apartment on Coquitlam Avenue in Port Coquitlam and received non-life threatening injuries. He was taken to hospital and was released after receiving medical treatment.

Coquitlam RCMP Cpl. Jamie Chung said the victim and suspect knew each other but police could not say what led to the altercation.

"We can't disclose that at this time," Chung said. "That is something we are hoping to talk to the suspect about."

Jowett-Work, 23, is described as a Caucasian man, 6'2" tall, weighing 181 lb.; he has brown hair and hazel eyes and has "Jowett" tattooed on his back.

Anyone who spots Jowett-Work is asked to stay away from him and notify police immediately. Those wishing to provide information anonymously on his whereabouts can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or go to www.solvecrime.ca.

gmckenna@tricitynews.com

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Less trash, some complaints with new Coquitlam collection service
 
ELECTION 2014: District Parent Advisory Council president to run for school trustee
 
Parking problems at Poirier in Coquitlam during construction
District seeks input on proposed highway move
 
UPDATE: Teen fighting for his life after car nearly sheared in half in Surrey crash
 
National blood inventory in critical condition
New disc golf course opens
 
Drug-dealing cop gets three-year jail term
 
Surveillance on White Rock agenda

Community Events, September 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Sep 26 edition online now. Browse the archives.