The West Shore RCMP Major Crime Unit is investigating a stabbing that happened outside the Langford Lanes bowling alley on Saturday.

Police say a fight between two men left one of them with several stab wounds to his upper body.

The suspect fled the area before police arrived. The victim was taken to hospital in serious, but stable condition. Mounties say they were unable to find the suspect after searching the area. 

The RCMP have identified the man and are actively looking for him. 

Police say there is no threat to the public.

They are asking anyone with information to call West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.