Victoria police arrested a man on Wednesday afternoon, after a report someone was assaulted with a weapon.
Shortly before 2 p.m. on Nov. 11, officers were called to the 400-block of Swift Street for a report that a man struck another man repeatedly with a wooden stick. Officers attended and learned that the attack was unprovoked and that the suspect and the victim were unknown to one another.
The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital by paramedics.
The suspect left the scene prior to police arriving but witnesses provided officers with a description and direction of travel. Officers located a suspect a short distance away and took him into custody without incident.
The suspect was taken to cells and held for court. He faces recommended charges of assault with a weapon, two counts of breach of probation and one count of breach of a release order.
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