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The Victoria Police are currently on the hunt for a suspect after a man was assaulted with a baseball bat downtown on Monday afternoon.

At around 3 p.m. on Monday, June 1st, police were called to the 900-block of Pandora Avenue a for a report that one man was assaulting another with a baseball bat.

Upon arrival, VicPD found that the suspect had fled the area.

The victim of the assault was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police believe that the suspect and the victim were known to each other, and the incident was isolated.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police non-emergency line at 250-995-7654 and press 1.

To report anonymously, call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.