Accused in stabbing released

A Red Deer man accused of stabbing another man during a fight at the Tequila nightclub early on the morning of Jan. 22 was released from custody on Tuesday after a brief court appearance.

A Red Deer man accused of stabbing another man during a fight at the Tequila nightclub early on the morning of Jan. 22 was released from custody on Tuesday after a brief court appearance.

Vibert Davis, 38, turned himself into police last Wednesday after a warrant for his arrest was issued in relation to a fight during which a man is alleged to have been stabbed in the stomach, requiring emergency surgery to a severed artery.

Provincial Court Judge Bert Skinner ordered that Davis be released on a number of conditions, including that he have no contact with the victim or with the other man accused in the attack, 27-year-old James Lee-Bernick.

Arrested this month, Lee-Bernick has been released and is preparing to enter a plea in relation to charges, which include aggravated assault and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purposes.

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