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VicPD search for assailant after stabbed man found in busy intersection

The Victoria Police Department is seeking information from the public about a stabbing that occurred on Saturday, Jan. 15.

Shortly before 9 p.m. that day, patrol officers arrived at the intersection of Douglas Street and Hillside Avenue following reports of a bleeding man standing in traffic. Police determined the man had been stabbed, but did not release any description of the suspect.

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Officers and paramedics treated the victim for several wounds that were considered life-threatening prior to his transportation to hospital. The man is now in stable condition, according to police.

VicPD is working to identify a suspect and continues to monitor the risk to the public, it stated in a news release.

Anyone with information can contact VicPD at 250-995-7654, ext. 1, or report anonymously to Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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