File: 20-18920

Victoria, BC – Patrol officers arrested one man in connection to a stabbing late Saturday morning.

At approximately 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 9th, Patrol officers were called to a hotel in the 2800-block of Douglas Street for a report of a fight between two people. Officers arrived on scene and learned that one man suffered a stab wound to the arm, and that a male suspect fled the area in a vehicle. The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Patrol officers gathered a description of the suspect and his vehicle. Multiple officers searched the area, however the suspect was not located.

On Sunday, May 10th, an off-duty VicPD officer observed the suspect driving in the same vehicle from the incident, and alerted Patrol officers. At approximately 8 p.m. Patrol officers located and arrested the suspect near the intersection of Quadra Street and Topaz Avenue without incident.

Detectives from VicPD’s Major Crime Unit continue to investigate this file.

If you have information about this incident please contact our non-emergency line at 250-995-7654. Please press #1 to speak with the report desk. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.