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.