Police hunt for Surrey man after senior attacked

73-year-old Vancouver woman stabbed mutltiple times on Sunday morning.

Surrey's Kenneth Nolan Kirton is wanted by the Vancouver Police.

Surrey's Kenneth Nolan Kirton is wanted by the Vancouver Police.

Vancouver police are hunting for a Surrey man after a senior was violently attacked early Sunday morning in that city.

Police are searching for Surrey’s Kenneth Nolan Kirton, 45, after an intruder entered the home of a 73-year-old woman in the 1500 block of Adanac Street on Sunday about 3:30 a.m.

The senior was stabbed several times, then the man fled the apartment. The woman was able to make her way to a neighbour’s apartment to call 911. She is now recovering in hospital.

Kirton is aboriginal, 5’5”, with a thin build. He has short black hair, brown eyes and a scar on the bridge of his nose. He has a tattoo of “LOVE” on his left fingers.  Anyone who sees Kirton is asked to not approach him and to call 911 immediately.

Kirton is wanted on a warrant for attempted murder, robbery and failing to comply with an undertaking. He is known to police and often frequents the Downtown Eastside.

Anyone who sees Kirton is asked to not approach him and call 9-1-1 immediately.