Bystanders follow, detain suspect after Victoria stabbing

A group of bystanders followed and detained a man after he allegedly stabbed a woman in Victoria on Thursday night.

The group followed the suspect from the area of Douglas Street at Princess Avenue to the 1900 block of Store Street, near Discovery Street.

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Victoria police said the victim received non-life threatening injuries in the attack. She was found just before 9:30 p.m. and taken to hospital. She was released several hours later.

The man was arrested and police are recommending several charges, including assault with a weapon and assault causing bodily harm.

Police thanked the bystanders for their assistance in locating the suspect.

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