VicPD seeks information after a youth was taken to hospital Saturday (Aug. 20). (Black Press Media file photo)

VicPD seeks information after a youth was taken to hospital Saturday (Aug. 20). (Black Press Media file photo)

Youth seriously injured by weapon at Victoria street party with more than 100 people

Officers seek information after youth injured Saturday night

The Victoria Police Department is investigating after a youth was assaulted with a weapon Saturday night.

On Aug. 20, just before 11 p.m., VicPD was called to the 2200-block of Victor Street for a report of a youth assaulted during a party, according to a news release.

Officers found more than 100 youth gathered in the street. They located an injured youth who was taken to hospital suffering injuries described as serious but non-life-threatening.

Police did not specify the type of weapon used.

No arrests have been made and VicPD asks anyone with information to call 250-995-7654, ext. 1, or report anonymously through Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

READ ALSO: For a 3rd weekend, police seize liquor and weapons from youth in downtown Victoria


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