(VicPD)

VicPD are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect connected to a stabbing which sent a man to hospital with potentially life-altering injuries.

The assault occurred on Friday, May 7th, shortly before 10 p.m. at a multi-unit residential temporary housing building in the 1900-block of Douglas Street.

While police were investigating a call regarding a report of a man with a gun in Beacon Hill Park, they received another 911 call of a stabbing.

Officers arrived and discovered the victim suffering from stab wounds and immediately provided first aid until paramedics arrived a short time later.

Police say he was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening, but potentially life-altering injuries.

The person of interest is described as a Caucasian male, standing approximately 5′ 11″ tall. He was last seen wearing a grey hooded sweater with black and blue writing on the front, baggy dark-coloured pants, white and black running shoes, a black hat, and a black bandana with white colouring on it.

He was also carrying a dark-coloured shoulder bag.

There have been no arrests and the incident is still under investigation.

If you recognize the person of interest or have information about this incident and have not yet spoken to VicPD. you are asked to call them at (250) 995-7654.

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

Subscribe to the Victoria Buzz newsletter to receive the latest news, events and more directly to your inbox. Every day.