Victoria Police officers responded to an incident on Wednesday, after a person was assaulted with a weapon in Centennial Square. (Keili Bartlett/News staff)

Person assaulted with weapon in Centennial Square, suspect fled

Victoria police seek witnesses after Wednesday assault

Victoria Police officers responded to an incident on Wednesday, after a person was assaulted with a weapon in Centennial Square.

Shortly after 5 p.m., police arrived on scene to assist BC Emergency Health Services with the incident.

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After the person was assaulted, the suspect fled before police arrived.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian man, 20 to 30-years-old with a medium build, black hoody and riding a black BMX.

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The victim was transported to hospital with unknown injuries.

The investigation is ongoing and in the early stages. Police ask any witnesses with information to come forward and call them.



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