Victoria police arrested a man after a stabbing on Feb. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria police arrested a man after a stabbing on Feb. 6. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man arrested on Sunday after stabbing in Victoria

Victim suffered multiple stab wounds, resulting in potentially life-altering injuries

One man was arrested Sunday morning after a stabbing in Victoria left a victim with potentially life-altering injuries.

Victoria police responded to a report of an assault in progress at a residence in the 1400-block of Lang Street around 7:50 a.m. on Feb. 6. Upon arrival, officers found a victim suffering from multiple stab wounds, including wounds to his face.

Paramedics treated the victim at the scene and transported him to hospital with non-life-threatening, but potentially life-altering injuries.

A man was arrested in relation to the stabbing and taken to VicPD cells. He faces recommended charges of aggravated assault.

Anyone with information about the incident 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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