Arrest made in connection with weekend stabbing at Centennial Square

A man has been arrested after a stabbing early Saturday in Centennial Square.

Victoria police were called just after midnight and found the victim, who was suffering from non-life threatening injuries. He was treated at the scene by B.C. Ambulance paramedics.

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The suspect was located nearby. He was taken to police cells and released several hours later on conditions that include he stay away from Centennial Square until he appears in court.

The police investigation indicates the two men are not known to each other.

Police have responded to at least four stabbings in Centennial Square in the past four months.

Anyone with information is asked to call Victoria police at 250-996-7654 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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