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18-year-old boy injured after stabbing near Langford bus exchange


West Shore RCMP are searching for a suspect who allegedly stabbed an 18-year-old boy last week.

At around 9:55 p.m. on Friday October 11th, police were called to attend reports of a victim who was stabbed in the back.

The incident occurred while was walking towards the Langford bus exchange on the paved E&N walking trail near Station Avenue.

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The 18-year-old victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and is expected to make a full recovery.

Despite searching the area with a K9 unit, police were unable to locate the suspect.

They are now asking for witnesses and anyone with dashcam footage near the Langford bus exchange on October 11th between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. to contact investigators.

The suspect is described as a 30-year-old Caucasian man, standing 6’4″ tall and has blonde hair. At the time of the incident, he was wearing blue jeans and a black or grey hoodie.

West Shore RCMP can be contacted at 250-474-2264, or you can report anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Brishti Basu
Former Senior Staff Writer and Content Manager at Victoria Buzz.

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