Victoria police are seeking witnesses after a Friday night assault that left a man with life-altering injuries.
The victim was walking through Bastion Square sometime between 8 and 10 p.m. when he was approached by a group of about 10 youths. A female youth with blond hair threw a cup of water on him, then he was then hit from behind by an unknown person and was badly hurt.
He was taken to hospital by paramedics.
No further details were available.
Police ask anyone with information to call them at 250-885-7654, extension 1, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).