THUNDER BAY – News – Thunder Bay Police report of a Christmas day stabbing at the Royal Edward Arms. Police stated that incident was done by someone known to Police. The suspect fled the scene after the stabbing. Alcohol is a factor reportedly in the stabbing.
Police are seeking the 29 year old suspect.
The victim was taken to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, treated and then released into police custody as he was facing outstanding warrants.
Thunder Bay Chief of Police
Chief of Police J. P. Lesveque has issued a statement on Christmas:
At this busy time of year I think that it is important to reflect on life here in our great City. The men and women of our the Thunder Bay Police Service are dedicated and hardworking individuals who along with our partner agencies and organizations remain vigilant in keeping our community safe. I am proud of all the efforts and initiatives that we as your Police Service have undertaken in the last year with the betterment of the people we serve in mind.
To all of our members, fellow emergency services workers and of course the many people that we serve and protect, may you have a safe and happy holiday season.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
Chief of Police