Assault charges laid
Tim Brody - Editor
Two area residents were arrested and charged by Sioux Lookout OPP officers following what police say was an altercation that resulted in life-threatening injuries to two people.
“Around 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 24, 2022, OPP officers responded to a report of an assault with a weapon in the vicinity of Queen Street and Fifth Avenue North. Police located one individual in medical distress at this location, and a second individual with life-threatening injuries was located nearby. As a result of the investigation, two individuals have been arrested and charged,” police shared.
A 26-year-old from the Municipality of Sioux Lookout was charged with:
- Aggravated Assault, contrary to Criminal Code (CC) Section 268
- Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, contrary to CC Section 88
A 31-year-old Cat Lake resident was charged with:
- Aggravated Assault, contrary to CC Section 268
Police are asking anyone with information about this occurrence to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should people wish to
remain anonymous, they may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or report online through www.ontariocrimestoppers.ca, where they may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.