Young man stabbed in Saanich

A male youth is in hospital in stable condition after being stabbed several times in the torso yesterday morning.

A male youth is in hospital in stable condition after being stabbed several times in the torso yesterday morning.

Saanich police responded at 11 a.m. to a report of a stabbing in the 800 block of Lodi Avenue, in the Glandford area, and found a young man losing consciousness.

Police haven’t yet released details of the altercation, but said it wasn’t a random attack.

The suspect, also a male youth, fled the scene but has since turned himself in to Saanich police. He’ll remain in custody until a court hearing this afternoon police say.

Anyone with information on this attack can call Saanich Detective Sergeant Paul Smith at 250-475-4321.

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