Man arrested in connection with Summerland stabbing

Joshua James Doell, 40, has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault.

A man has been arrested after the victim of a stabbing was found flagging down traffic on Highway 97 in Summerland.

Joshua James Doell, 40, has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault and is currently in custody. Summerland RCMP responded to several 911 calls regarding an injured man who was trying to flag down traffic on Highway 97 near Rosedale Avenue.

Police found a 32-year-old Summerland man suffering severe facial injuries as well as stab wounds. The man was taken to hospital for treatment and has been released. The investigation is ongoing according to the RCMP. Doell consented to a 30-day remand last week.