Date: Tuesday, July 6, 2021

File: 21-26897

Victoria, BC – Patrol officers are asking for information after a stabbing in Victoria this afternoon.

Shortly before 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 6th, Patrol officers were called to the courtyard of a community shelter in the 900-block of Pandora Avenue for a report of a stabbing. Officers attended and located the victim, who was suffering from potentially life-threatening injuries. BC Emergency Health Services paramedics transported the man to hospital. Following treatment, the man’s injuries are now considered non-life-threatening.

The suspect is described as an approximately 20 to 30-year-old Caucasian man standing five feet, eight inches tall. The suspect had short dark hair and wore a black t-shirt with white lettering on the front, black shorts, and a black backpack. A photograph of the suspect is available below.

This file remains under investigation. Officers are seeking witnesses and information regarding this incident.

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