Victoria Police
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One person was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a stabbing in downtown Victoria Saturday afternoon.

Around 4:30 pm, Victoria Police were called to the to the intersection of Johnson and Quadra streets for a report of an assault with a weapon, believed to be a knife.

Upon their arrival, officers found one man suffering from a stab wound. He was treated by paramedics before being taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police located the suspect four hours later, not far from the scene (Pandora Avenue and Vancouver Street), after receiving a report of a man matching the suspect’s description.

He was taken into custody without incident and was found to be in possession of a knife.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident is asked to call VicPD at (250) 995-7654 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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