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A Vancouver Island man was rushed to hospital on Saturday evening following a suspected serious assault at a Central Saanich bus stop.

According to Central Saanich Police, at approximately 8:35 p.m. a man was found unconscious at a bus stop on the south side of Keating Cross Road near Butler Crescent.

Police believe that the man was a victim of a serious assault that may have occurred at the bus stop shelter and are looking for any witnesses who may have seen the assault take place.

The victim, who is described as a man in his 30s, was taken to Victoria General Hospital where he remains in “serious condition”.

Anyone with information on the incident or who may have witnessed the assault is asked to contact Central Saanich Police at 250-652-4441 or report information anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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