Thompson RCMP arrest youth for violent assault

September 13, 2019
Thompson, Manitoba

News release

Thompson RCMP arrest youth for violent assault

On September 11, 2019, at approximately 7:30 pm, Thompson RCMP responded to a fight involving a weapon on Churchill Drive.

Officers arrived on scene where several bystanders were holding the suspect until police arrived. The investigation has determined that a 13-year-old male struck a 58-year-old male with an axe.

The 13-year-old was arrested and charges of Assault with a Weapon and Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose are pending.

The 58-year-old victim was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

RCMP continue to investigate.


Contact information

Cpl. Julie Courchaine, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations
Twitter @rcmpmb | @GRCManitoba |

File number: 20191389068

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