Thunder Bay Police report that a Cumming Street family were pepper sprayed in assault

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THUNDER BAY – Crimebeat – Thunder Bay Police report that a Cumming Street family of five were taken to hospital after an altercation at their home. The incident led to the family being pepper sprays. Just before 9:00PM Saturday night, the female home owner heard a commotion outside the family home and asked the three individuals standing outside to leave.

She was assaulted by a female in this group. Her boyfriend heard her screams and came out to assist, he was then assaulted by a male in the group.

The home owners were able to get back into their home and the three individuals responsible for this altercation began to leave the area. A few moments later there was a knock on the door and then the door was kicked open and the third member of this group then pepper-sprayed the male homeowner. The accused were last seen heading towards McKenzie Street.

Police arrived a short time later to the sounds of crying children. Officers assisted with removing the three month old twins, a 13 month old toddler and their parents from the home. All family members were having difficulty breathing and were taken to the hospital by ambulance They have all been treated and since released from the hospital.

The suspects in this incident are described as:

Suspect 1 – Native Canadian Female
– 20 to 25 years old
– average build
– long hair in a ponytail
– black jeans and a dark sweater
– black above the knees boots

Suspect 2 – Native Canadian Male
– 6’3″ tall
– 200 lbs
– 20 to 25 years
– dark short hair
– dark pants and white hoodie with black writing
– white ball cap

Suspect 3 – Native Canadian Male
– 5’4″
– 150 lbs
– late teens
– dark clothing
– black baseball cap worn backwards
– riding a bike

Police are asking the public to assist with identifying these individuals that put an entire family in distress. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Thunder Bay Police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 623-8477.

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