Date: Sunday, August 29, 2021

File: 21-35228

Victoria, BC – Patrol officers are seeking a helpful bystander and additional information after a stabbing in Victoria early this morning.

At approximately 4 a.m. on Sunday, August 29th, Patrol officers received a report from hospital staff that a stabbing victim was in their care. Officers investigated and determined that the man was stabbed at an unknown location in Victoria shortly after midnight. The victim was unable to provide the location of the incident. The victim suffered non-life-threatening but potentially-life-altering injuries.

A helpful bystander is believed to have found the victim in medical distress at an unknown location in Victoria, and transported him to hospital. Officers are asking to speak with this person, or any other witnesses, to gather additional information. The bystander is described as an approximately 35 to 50-year-old woman driving a blue Dodge pickup truck. The witness described herself to the victim as a nurse.

The suspect in this incident is described as a Caucasian man standing approximately five feet, nine inches tall, with a slim build. The suspect had a full beard and is missing his front teeth.

This file remains under investigation.

If you have any 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 at 1-800-222-8477.