Suspect sought for stabbing

On January 26, 2019, at 4:15 a.m., Melfort RCMP responded to a stabbing in Melfort. Upon arrival police discovered that an adult male had been stabbed several times in his back and neck by another adult male.  The victim was taken to Melfort Union Hospital with multiple stab wounds to his back and injuries to his face. He was then transported to Royal University Hospital; his injuries are not considered life-threatening. It is alleged the suspect also assaulted an adult female that was also at the residence.

 The suspect, Triston Lundgren, a 22 yr. old male from the Melfort area, fled the scene before officers arrived and his whereabouts are currently unknown. Triston Lundgren is now wanted for a number of offences including Aggravated Assault, possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, and break and enter in relation to this incident. Lundgren has ties all over Saskatchewan and usually transient.

Lundgren is described as 180 cms tall and weights approximately 77 kilograms.  He has brown hair and blue eyes.

If you have information regarding the whereabouts of Triston Lundgren, please notify your nearest Police Department or the Melfort RCMP Detachment at 306-752-6420.  In the case of an emergency call 911.  You can also submit your information anonymously through Crime stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or online at saskcrimestoppers.com.  If you do encounter Triston Lundgren, do not approach, just contact the Police.