Two youths charged in stabbing near LRT station

CALGARY — Two youths have been charged in the stabbing of a man in his 20s near a Calgary light-rail transit station.

CALGARY — Two youths have been charged in the stabbing of a man in his 20s near a Calgary light-rail transit station.

Police say the victim was walking with a female friend near the Franklin station in the city’s northeast on Jan. 18 when he was confronted by three men.

They began punching the victim, who was also stabbed with an unknown object.

They ran off when a bus driver came to help the young man.

Police say another man was approached around the same time and had knives pointed at him, but he was not injured.

A 16-year-old and a 14-year-old face aggravated assault and several weapons-related charges.