Four youths were arrested following a large fight in downtown Victoria on Saturday night.
On July 25, just before 11 p.m., police officers received reports of a fight at the intersection of Douglas Street and View Street, according to a VicPD media release.
When officers arrived, they discovered a “chaotic” scene involving several youths who were fighting and ended up arrested four youths, police said. Three youths sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the incident.
VicPD also said they seized weapons, including knives.
During the arrest, one of the youths allegedly tried to fight with officers and according to the media release, kicked and spat on them. The youth was taken to cells, where he allegedly kicked and spat at officers again.
After being processed by police, the youth was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening he got while fighting the other youths.
As a result of the incident, VicPD officers are recommending several charges against a number of youths. The charges range from assault to assault with a weapon to obstruction and breaching of court-ordered conditions.