Victoria Police continue to investigate a stabbing in downtown Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria Police continue to investigate a stabbing in downtown Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)

Passerby calls police after finding man stabbed, sobbing on Victoria street

One man was sent to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries

Victoria police are investigating a stabbing that occurred in downtown Victoria on Saturday, May 8.

Police were called to a parking lot near Yates and Broad streets around 9:45 a.m. after receiving a report that a man had been stabbed.

A passerby had found the victim lying on the ground crying out for help and called 911.

BC Emergency Health Services paramedics were already on scene when police arrived.

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Officers learned from the victim and witnesses that the man had been stabbed by two men. Evidence, including a knife, was collected at the scene.

The victim was sent to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

So far no arrests have been made in relation to this incident.

Anyone with information can call the VicPD Report Desk at 250-995-7654. To report anonymously call the Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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