Woman bit in face in apparent domestic dispute

Victoria woman facing assault charges following incident

A Victoria woman faces charges of assault after a second woman was reportedly bit in the face Thursday.

VicPD arrested a woman after being called to the 2500-block of Blanshard St., the scene of the alleged assault. Police say alcohol was involved in what appeared to be a domestic dispute.

A suspect was arrested behind the former Canada West University building shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday.

The victim was taken to hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

A 22-year-old Victoria woman faces charges of assault causing bodily harm, uttering threats and two counts of breach.

cvanreeuwyk@oakbaynews.com