VicPD officers arrested a man this past Sunday morning after he confronted an off-duty officer with a metal pipe.

At approximately 5 a.m. on Sunday, February 28th, near the Victoria Police Department headquarters at 850 Caledonia Avenue, an off-duty police officer was approached by an unknown man with a metal pipe.

Before the incident escalated any further, the officer safely secured himself inside his vehicle before additional officers arrested the suspect.

No one was injured in the incident.

The suspect, a Newfoundland man, was transported to cells at VicPD and later released with a court date and conditions.

The suspect will face recommended charges of assault with a weapon.

If anyone has any information about this incident please report it to (250) 995-7654.

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