Victoria Police arrested a woman after a stabbing at a multi-unit temporary housing facility on Saturday morning.

At 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 20th, VicPD officers were called to a multi-unit temporary housing facility in the 100-block of Gorge Road East after reports that one or more persons had been bear sprayed.

Officers responded and located one man who had been both bear-sprayed and stabbed several times.

The victim was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Officers identified a female suspect and located her within her suite where she barricaded herself before surrendering to police.

The woman was taken to cells at VicPD where she was held to await court.

Detectives with VicPD’s Major Crime Unit are continuing the investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call VicPD at (250) 995-7654. To report what you know anonymously, call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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