Blucher Avenue Family Assaulted by Gang of Attackers

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Crime UpdateTHUNDER BAY – CRIME BEAT – A Friday night altercation in the Windsor neighbourhood has three individuals facing assault charges. The incident stated according to Thunder Bay Police when officers responded to a call reporting that two persons were being attacked by a group of people.

According to Thunder Bay Police, the thirty-seven-year-old male victim reported to police that he first heard a commotion outside his home, and went outside to attempt to intervene in an ongoing altercation with six people involved.

The attackers then assaulted the man. What then happened was the victim’s wife went outside as well. She too ended up being the victim of an assault as well.

The situation could have been worse as the couple’s thirteen-year-old son tried to intervene and he was attacked as well.

Police arrived on the scene at about 11:18PM EDT and saw the altercation going on, and saw the alleged attackers flee the scene.

The three victims’ injuries were treated by Superior EMS paramedics on the scene and released.

Police report that two eighteen-year-olds Samuel King, and Kailee Loon along with twenty-one-year-old Bryton-Lee Patayash were arrested a short time after the incident.

The three now face charges of assault causing bodily harm, and two each additional charges of assault. The suspects have appeared in court and were remanded into custody.

Thunder Bay Police Service is asking anyone who may have information on the altercation to phone TPBS at 684-1200 or submit a tip online at

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