THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Police have made quick work on a pair of criminal investigations. The police have arrested a female suspect who is linked to an early Sunday morning assault with a motor vehicle and to a separate armed robbery of a gas bar.
Paramedics were dispatched to the 300 block of University Drive just before 2 am on Sunday, March 10, 2019, following reports a male had been struck by a motor vehicle.
The victim was transported to the hospital for treatment of his injuries.
As a result of their ongoing investigation detectives were able to identify the driver.
Meanwhile, officers responded to the reported robbery of an Esso Gas Bar on Memorial Avenue just before 6 am on that same day.
Police learned a woman entered the gas bar brandishing a knife and demanded money from the clerk.
Through the course of their investigation, TBPS detectives were able to identify the female suspect. Police also learned the robbery suspect was the same person connected to the earlier assault.
A 38-year-old Thunder Bay woman was arrested and charged with:
• Aggravated Assault
• Operation Causing Bodily Harm
• Accident Resulting in Bodily Harm
• Robbery With a Weapon
• Disguise With Intent
The accused was scheduled to appear in court Monday morning. The name of the accused is being withheld to protect the identity of the victim.