Armed Robbery
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One man was arrested and another is being treated for non-life-threatening injuries after a knife fight in Centennial Square Thursday afternoon.

VicPD were dispatched to Centennial Square just before 3 p.m. for a report of two men fighting with knives.

Police arrived in the area within minutes of the 911 call and located one of the men with security personnel. He suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the incident.

The second man, who had fled the square, was located nearby and taken into custody without incident.

An investigation revealed that one of the men was not armed with a knife, but with a collapsible baton.

Anyone with information is asked to call the VicPD non-emergency line at (250) 995-7654. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.