Suspect Sought In Downtown Assault With Weapon

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
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Victoria BC-  Officers are seeking a suspect after a man was assaulted with a weapon in the 2600-block of Douglas Street just after noon today.  

Officers were called to the 2600-block of Douglas Street by the victim who called our 911 Communications Centre. When they arrived, they discovered the victim suffering from non-life-threatening injuries being attended to by bystanders. The incident was originally reported as having occurred in the 2600-block of Ross Lane, but investigators have confirmed it occurred on Douglas Street.

The suspect, described as a man standing five feet, two inches tall, with a medium build, wearing a blue top, brown pants and carrying a red skateboard, fled the area and was last seen in 700-block of Hillside Avenue.

The victim was transported to hospital. The file remains under investigation.

If you have information about this incident and have yet to speak to investigators, please call our non-emergency line at (250) 995-7654. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.