THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Police report that three males were arrested and two sent to hospital on the weekend following a confrontation that occurred outside a Memorial Avenue establishment earlier in the morning of August 2nd.
Thunder Bay Police received a 911 on August 2, 2014 at approximately 2:50AM EDT to assist a twenty-one-year-old man who had been assaulted by three males on his way home.
Police report, “Apparently the males followed him as he left the Memorial Street business after this confrontation and began to assault him. He was able to defend himself and get away. During this initial struggle, one of the accused males was stabbed. The victim was then chased down by the three males and assaulted again on South Hill Street.
“During this second altercation the victim was also hit on the head with a rock. After the accused males left the area the victim was able to make it home and call police. He was taken to the hospital by ambulance”.
While uniformed officers were responding to this incident, they received a second call to assist a male who had been stabbed. Police officers attended a Memorial Avenue hotel and located this male along with two other males who were believed to have been involved in the previous altercation. This 26 year old male was also sent to the hospital by ambulance for medical attention.
All three males were arrested have been charged with assault with a weapon.
Justin Allen , a twenty-six-year-old man from Barrie, Ontario, and Patryk Litwin, a thirty-one-year-old from Tottenham, Ontario have both appeared in court and have been released with a future court date.
The twenty-six-year-old man who was sent to the hospital has also been charged. He was released from the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center on a Promise to Appear.
This information has not yet been sworn to before the court so his name cannot be released. The investigation is continuing.
Traffic Accident Has Police Seeking Driver
The Thunder Bay Police Traffic Section are appealing to the female driver of a blue 4-door car that was involved in a collision with an e-bike.
The collision occurred at approximately 8:15 a.m. on Friday, August 1, 2014 on Cumming Street.
A car travelling west on Cumming Street just east of McKenzie Street collided head on with an e-bike being driven by a 16 year old male. The male sustained minor injuries in the collision. The lone female driver failed to remain at the scene of accident.
The driver of this vehicle is encouraged to contact A/Sgt. Gord Snyder at 684-1276 to report this collision as required by law. Anyone with information about the vehicle involved in this collision or the driver of the vehicle is also asked to come forward and contact the TBPS Traffic Unit or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.tipsubmit.com.