Victoria Police said bystanders followed and detained a suspect after a woman was stabbed in downtown Victoria Thursday night.
Just before 9:30 p.m. Victoria police officers were called the the area of Princess Avenue and Douglas Street for a report of a stabbing.
Police said bystanders detained the man who fled to the 1900-block of Store Street.
The woman stabbed sustained non-life threatening injuries and was released from hospital several hours later.
Police said the man was arrested and police are recommending charges of assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm and three counts of breach of conditions.