Man arrested at gunpoint after knife assaults on Pandora Avenue

Victoria police arrested a man at gunpoint Monday night after he allegedly assaulted two people with a knife.

Officers were called to the 900 block of Pandora Avenue just after 7 p.m. and located two victims and a number of witnesses.

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One of the assaults was captured on security camera, which gave police a clear identification of a suspect and a clothing description.

Soon after, an officer saw the suspect with two other people on Opal Avenue. The officer moved toward the suspect and he began to walk away. When the suspect eventually turned to face him, he drew his gun because the man was suspected of having a knife.

The suspect was held at gunpoint until more officers arrived and an arrest was made.

No one involved in the incident required medical treatment.

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