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Man arrested and barred from Centennial Square after stabbing

VicPD cruiser
(courtesy VicPD)

VicPD have arrested a man and have barred him from Centennial Square after a stabbing incident early Saturday morning.

Police responded to a 911 call just after midnight on Saturday morning for a report of a stabbing in the Square.

Officers located a victim who was suffering non-life-threatening injuries. He was treated on scene by paramedics.

A male suspect was located nearby and taken into custody, then released with conditions several hours later. The conditions include barring the man from Centennial Square until he appears in court.

Police say the men did not know each other. The file remains under investigation.

VicPD say that anyone with information about this incident can call the non-emergency line at (250) 995-7654, extension 1.

Those who wish to report information anonymously can call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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