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A late-night stabbing incident has left a security guard injured in Langford, and the suspect responsible for the attack remains at large.

The incident occurred just before midnight on Monday, August 7th, in the alleyway behind Ali-Baba’s Pizza and Serious Coffee at the Millstream Village Shopping Centre on Millstream Road.

West Shore RCMP were alerted to the incident at approximately 11:58 p.m. and swiftly responded to the scene.

Upon arrival, officers and Police Dog Services discovered a male victim, identified as a security guard who was on duty in the area, suffering from a stab wound.

The victim’s injuries were assessed to be non-life-threatening, and he was subsequently transported to hospital for medical treatment.

It was determined security guard’s injuries were sustained after a brief interaction with the suspect, who is now at large.

Police were not able to locate a suspect or any witnesses.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian man standing about and 5’11” with brown hair. He was wearing a black-and-blue hoodie and carrying a black backpack.

Police believe the incident was isolated and said there appears to be no risk posed to the public.

Anyone with information are asked to call West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264.

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