Victoria Police have released a photo of a suspect wanted in connection to a stabbing at a downtown community shelter Wednesday afternoon.

The incident occurred shortly before 1 p.m. on March 10th in the 900-block of Pandora Avenue.

VicPD officers who were dispatched to the community shelter found a man who had been stabbed and was suffering from non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect had already fled the area before officers arrived.

Police described the suspect as a Caucasian man with a heavy build, wearing a grey hooded sweater, white sweatpants with red lettering, a black face mask, and black shoes. He was also carrying a black shoulder bag.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect, or if you have information on the incident are asked to contact the VicPD non-emergency line at (250) 995-7654 or call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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