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An incident downtown on late Monday afternoon prompted an investigation and arrest, and police are now seeking witnesses.

At 5:40 PM, officers were called to the intersection of Johnson and Blanshard streets after getting reports of a man “committing an act of mischief” against a vehicle.

When police arrived on site, they began an investigation which led to robbery charges, and the arrest of a suspect who was located nearby.

Though the Victoria Police news release does not delve into details, it is mentioned that two groups of people and a vehicle were involved in the incident.

If you were near Johnson and Blanshard Streets yesterday at around 5:40 PM and witnessed the incident or an interaction between two groups of people and a vehicle, please report it to Victoria Police at (250) 995-7654. To share what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1(800) 222-8477.