One man is in custody and a 20-year-old man remains in hospital after being punched Saturday night downtown, apparently after asking someone for a cigarette.
VicPD are still piecing together what happened at the corner of Douglas and Broughton streets around 10:30 p.m. that led to an assault which ended with one man taken away by paramedics.
A crowd gathered at the busy intersection as ambulance crews treated the man. Police interviewed witnesses, who told the News they saw one man throw a punch. The injured man’s mother and sister were also on the scene as he was loaded into an ambulance and taken to hospital.
More to come.