Date: Monday, January 17, 2022

File: 22-1833

Victoria, BC – Patrol officers are asking for witnesses and information after a stabbing in Victoria on Saturday night.

Shortly before 9 p.m. on Saturday, January 15th, Patrol officers were called to the intersection of Douglas Street and Hillside Avenue for a report of a man standing in traffic and bleeding from injuries. Officers attended and located the man, who was suffering from potentially life-threatening injuries due to several stab wounds. BC Emergency Health Services paramedics attended and transported the man to hospital. Following medical care, the man’s injuries are now considered non-life-threatening.

This file remains under investigation. Investigators are working to identify a suspect and will continue to monitor risk to the public.

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.