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Saanich Police arrested a teen involved in an assault with a knife on Thursday.

Around 2:45 p.m. Saanich Police received a report of an assault involving a knife which occurred inside London Drugs at Saanich Plaza at 3995 Quadra Street.

One person was injured as a result of an assault with a knife.

The suspect left the store but was located by officers not far from the plaza and was taken into custody without incident.

The suspect also sustained minor injuries from the incident inside the business.

Both victim and suspect were transported to hospital to be treated for injuries that are not considered to be life-threatening.

“Both involved were known to one another, are youth under the age of 16, and there is no risk to the public,” said Constable Markus Anastasiades.

Officers stayed at the scene to gather evidence and interview witnesses.

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