A 27-year-old Victoria man was arrested on Dec. 7 after police said he stabbed a staff member of a Vancouver Street business on Monday.
The Victoria Police Department said the man reportedly stole cash from the business, in the 1500-block of Vancouver Street, before a staff member confronted him. The man stabbed the employee, police said, before fleeing on foot.
The victim was taken to hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.
The suspect wasn’t immediately located after the Monday incident, but officers were able to get a description of him. On Tuesday morning, VicPD officers found the man in downtown Victoria and arrested him.
The man has been charged with robbery and assault and remains in custody.
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