THUNDER BAY – CRIME News – A Thunder Bay family received a scare when their home was broken into and members of the family assaulted. Thunder Bay Police received a 911 call at 2:34AM on September 1, 2015 for a break & enter in progress in a Clarkson Street home.
When patrol officers arrived at 2:38AM they took custody of a suspect who was being pinned down on the back deck by the fifty-four-year old male owner of the home. Apparently the homeowner and his wife were awakened by screams for help from their twenty-two-year old son who was in the basement of the home.
When the parents arrived in basement they observed four individuals dressed all in black with their faces covered that were struggling with their son.
Three of the suspects ran out of the house being chased by the homeowner.
The fourth individual was still in the home and struggled with the son who was stabbed in the process. This individual was tackled to the ground and held until police arrived.
The twenty-two-year old male victim was taken to the hospital for treatment and has since been released.
A 21 year old female, Woodley Paul-Hector of Ottawa was arrested and escorted to the Balmoral Police Station. She was charged with:
• Break & Enter
• Assault with a Weapon
• Disguise with Intent
• Breach of Probation
• Breach of Recognizance
She appeared in court this morning and has been remanded until a court appearance tomorrow.
Detectives with the TBPS Criminal Investigation Unit have been following up this incident and believe it to a targeted incident. The investigation is continuing.
Anyone with information about this incident or the identity or whereabouts of the three individuals also involved in this break & enter and assault are asked to contact the police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.tipsubmit.com