On Wednesday night, sirens filled the air as several police cars rushed to downtown Victoria after reports surfaced of a man attacking several people.
The incident occurred over several blocks including Bastion Square, before the suspect was captured and taken into custody on Douglas Street.
Sources say he was using a hockey stick to conduct the assault, and multiple people were taken to the hospital. An exact number of how many people were injured is not confirmed yet.
Victoria Police have stated that the investigation is currently ongoing.
We're investigating after multiple assaults in downtown Victoria last night. One person is in custody and our investigation is ongoing. More information is expected to be released later today. #yyj
— Victoria Police (@vicpdcanada) May 17, 2018
More to come.