Armed Robbery
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Victoria Police are seeking a suspect as well as additional witnesses after a downtown assault left a man with life-altering injuries last month.

Just after 8:30 p.m. on August 21, VicPD were called to the area of Pandora Avenue and Quadra Street for reports that a man had been assaulted.

Upon arriving on scene, officers discovered the victim laying in a bike lane on the northeast corner of Pandora Avenue at Quadra Street.

At this time, the victim was unable to tell officers what had occurred, though it was apparent he had sustained injuries.

A witness nearby the incident reported that the victim had been blindsided by an attacker, then was left in the bike lane following the attack.

After the victim was transported to hospital for treatment, it was determined that he had suffered non-life-threatening, but life-altering injuries.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian man, around 50 years of age.

He had shoulder-length grey hair, and was wearing a long sleeve grey shirt.

VicPD are asking for any witnesses of the incident to come forward with information.

Anyone with information about this incident, or about the suspect, is asked to call VicPD’s  non-emergency line at (250) 995-7654 and select option 1 for the Report Desk.

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