THUNDER BAY – Crime – Thunder Bay Police responded to a call to the Rotary Shelter House just before 2:30AM on January 15th, 2013 investigating a report of an assault.
A media statement from the Thunder Bay Police states, “When officers arrived a male victim was being treated by paramedics. The victim stated that he was attacked by four unknown males outside of Newfie’s bar on the corner of Brodie Street and Victoria Avenue. The victim was taken to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center for medical attention. He remains in serious condition”.
The area is well known to Thunder Bay Police. In the image above taken in late December, three police units and an ambulance responded to a call. In the past thirty days police have been called to the area repeatedly. January 16th there was a disorder, January 14th saw another disorder, On January 11th, Police were called to a disorder, January 10th was a liquor call,on January 9th for a liquor offence, January 4th an assault, January 1st there was another assault, December 28th saw another assault, on December 27th for a pair of disorder calls. Again on December 20th there were a pair of assaults and another call for a weapons offence. again on December 19th a liquor offense, and on December 18th a disorder.
The area is likely arguably the most dangerous corner in Thunder Bay.
Anyone with information about this assault is asked to call the Thunder Bay Police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 623-8477. An anonymous web tip may also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at tipsubmit.com.
Perhaps a solution could be found in moving the Thunder Bay Police Service’s community policing office located inside Victoriaville, and moving it to the location inside Victoriaville that faces eastward looking toward Victoria Avenue East.
Check out Thunder Bay Crime Map on NNL.