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Multiple bystanders intervened in an apparent assault between a man and a woman on Foul Bay Road on Thursday afternoon.

At approximately 12:30 p.m., Saanich Police were called to the 2800 block of Foul Bay Road near Carnarvon Park for reports of an assault. Officers arrived to find that at least two bystanders had stepped in and restrained the man before they showed up on site.

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He was then arrested for assault and later released with a court date and conditions, including a ‘no contact condition’ with the victim.

According to police, the man and woman were in a relationship at the time of the incident.

The woman reported that she was not injured.