Date: Monday, September 28, 2020

File: 20-38596

Victoria, BC – A man was arrested and faces recommended charges of assault with a weapon after a man was stabbed in Centennial Square in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Patrol officers responded after a man called 911 just after midnight on Saturday morning to report that he’d been stabbed in Centennial Square. Officers arrived and located the victim, who was suffering from non-life-threatening injuries. The victim was treated on scene by BC Emergency Health Services paramedics.

Officers located the suspect nearby and took him into custody. He was transported to VicPD cells and released with conditions several hours later. These conditions bar him from Centennial Square until he appears in court.

The investigation indicates that the two men were unknown to each other at the time of the incident.

This file remains under investigation. If you have information about this incident and have not yet spoken to officers, please call our non-emergency line at (250) 995-7654 and select option 1 for our Report Desk. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.