Thunder Bay Police Charge Youth with Assaulting Police Officer

Posted 6 December 2018 by in Featured

THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Police Service officers were dispatched to the 500 block of Pacific Avenue for reports of a female in distress shortly at about 2:30 am on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018.

When officers arrived they found two intoxicated youths. One youth was deemed safe and returned home to a parent. The other youth was in a state of distress and said she feared for her wellbeing. She was transported to the hospital.

While at the hospital the youth became combative with nurses and assaulted an officer. Officers were able to gain control of the situation and removed the youth from the area at the request of hospital staff.

Shortly after the youth again became combative and assaulted another officer.

The youth was charged with two counts of Assaulting a Peace Officer.

The name of the accused is being withheld in accordance with the Youth Criminal Justice Act.