Thunder Bay Police Update Crime Incidents

Police investigate at Kam River Park.
Police investigate at Kam River Park.
Police investigate at Kam River Park.
Police investigate at Kam River Park.

THUNDER BAY – Police are providing additional details on two incident that happened over the past twenty-four hours.

First, at Kam River Park in Thunder Bay South. The Thunder Bay Police responded to an call of an injured male just before 01:00EDT on October 2, 2013. Officers located the injured male in the Simpson Street and George Street area just outside the tunnel entrance to the Kamview Overlook Park. The unknown male has been transported to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre where he is in critical condition. 

Police are asking for anyone who may have been in the area after midnight and may have information about this incident to come forward and call Police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 623-TIPS (8477) or submit a web tip at

In the hit and run incident Thunder Bay Police have made an arrest.

The investigators in the traffic unit were able to identify the offending mini van that struck the male cyclist in the Algoma Street and John Street area. The owner of thevehicle was spoken to by the Detectives with the Criminal Investigation Branch and the driver of the vehicle was identified. A male was arrested without incident at 11:00 a.m. on October 2, 2013 in the open court yard of the Limbrick Street housing complex.

The 37 year old male has been charged with Dangerous Driving Causing Bodily Harm and Fail to Remain. He remains in custody and will make a court appearance tomorrow. 

The vehicle in this incident has been towed and the investigation continues. The male cyclist remains in the hospital in critical condition.

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