Date: Saturday, September 5, 2020

File: 20-35767

Victoria, BC – Investigators are asking for witnesses and information about two suspects after a stabbing in Centennial Square this evening.

Shortly after 6 p.m. tonight, Patrol officers were in the area of Centennial Square when a man approached them in medical distress. The man was injured and told the officers that he was the victim of a stabbing. The victim reported that he had been in a verbal confrontation with a man in Centennial Square who then stabbed him. The victim ran from the scene and was chased by a second, unidentified man.

BC Emergency Health Services paramedics attended and transported the victim to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect reported to have stabbed the victim is described as a part Caucasian man, with dreadlocks, and a green shirt. The suspect wore a knife on his waistband and was accompanied by a husky dog.

The second suspect, who chased the victim from the Square, is described as a 25-30 year old man with long hair and wearing aviator sunglasses.

No arrests have been made. This file remains under investigation.

If you have information about this incident, or recognize these suspects, please call (250) 995-7654, extension 1. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.