UPDATE at 11:40 AM:
The stabbing suspect was arrested at 11:33 AM. He is being transported to the Anchorage Police Department for questiong by detectives. Once that process has been completed, and the charges have been determined, details regarding his identity and arrest will be released.
At 10:13 AM on April 29, 2019, Anchorage Police responded to the 5thAvenue Mall in reference to a stabbing. Initial indications are that two males, who knew one another, were in or near the 3rd floor Nordstrom sky bridge coffee shop when one stabbed the other in the upper body. The suspect fled the scene and is currently outstanding. The victim has been transported to the hospital. The extent of his injury is unknown at this time.
This is believed to be a targeted isolated event; the motive is still under investigation. Officers are currently following up on leads; there is no suspect information to release at this time.