An 18-year-old man was stabbed on Oct. 11 near the Langford bus exchange. (Google Maps)

18-year-old man stabbed near Langford bus exchange

The West Shore RCMP is looking for witnesses to the Oct. 11 incident

The West Shore RCMP is asking the public for help in identifying a suspect involved in a recent stabbing.

On Oct. 11, an 18-year-old man was walking on the paved E&N walking trail near Station Avenue, heading towards the Langford bus exchange when another man stabbed him in the back. The RCMP received a report of the victim around 9:55 p.m.

The victim received non-life-threatening injuries. He was taken to hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.

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West Shore RCMP officers and a K9 dog search the area without success.

The suspect is described as a 30-year-old Caucasian man standing six feet, four inches tall. He had blonde hair and was wearing blue jeans and a black or grey hoodie.

The West Shore RCMP is asking the public for help in the investigation, and is looking for any witnesses or anyone who had a dash cam or video near the Langford bus exchange on Oct. 11 between 9 and 10 p.m.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264. To report anonymously, you can call the Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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