Two kidnapping and robbery crimes are not believed to be connected: VicPD
(Victoria Police Department)

Last night, there were reports of a man stabbing another man in the 1200-block of Esquimalt Rd.

The reports came in from witnesses just after 10 PM, following which officers from the Esquimalt Division arrived at the scene.

The victim was quickly located and transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Witnesses on site were able to provide the officers with a description of the suspect, which is now fueling the investigation and attempt to locate him.

If you have any information and have not yet spoken to the police, you are encouraged to contact the Victoria Police non-emergency line at (250) 995-7654. To report on the incident anonymously, call the Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers line at 1(800)222-8477.