The Cariboo Regional District has issued a statement following a stabbing at a public library yesterday.
Chief Administrative Officer John MacLean says he is proud of how the staff at the 100 Mile House library handled the situation.
The incident in question occured last night which saw an altercation between two men, leaving one with injuries.
The CRD says three staff members hopped in to action at assist the victim, but no library staff were involved in the incident beyond that.
MacLean says that the CRD will be offering critical incident stress debriefing and other support services for staff who witnessed the crime.
The library will be closed while police investigate the incident.
In a subsequent news release from RCMP, investigators say a suspect was arrested a short distance from the scene. The victim was taken to hospital with serious, but non life-threatening injuries.
Mounties say both men were known to each other and police do not believe the general public is at further risk.
Investigators are asking anyone who may have been in the area between 9:30 AM to 7:30 PM on August 21 2018 and may possibly have video footage, like cell phone or dash cam video are encouraged to contact the RCMP.