Victoria police responded to a report of a stabbing about 3:50 p.m. Thursday in the 300 block of Waterfront Crescent, near the Selkirk Trestle and the Galloping Goose Regional Trail.
Officers located a man who had suffered potentially life-threatening injuries and provided emergency first aid until paramedics arrived.
Patrol officers and police dogs were in the area looking for a suspect.
A description of the attacker was not available, police said, adding that more information would be shared as it became available.
Patrol officers are responding to a report of an assault w a weapon in the 300-block of Waterfront Crescent. One person has gone to hospital. #yyjtraffic in the area will be disrupted.— Victoria Police (@vicpdcanada) September 19, 2019
Nothing confirmed that we're able to share. Our officers are in the area and looking for him.— Victoria Police (@vicpdcanada) September 20, 2019