Police Update on Mackenzie Street Attack

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Crime Report

THUNDER BAY – NEWS – Thunder Bay Police Service are updating on the ongoing investigation into a brutal and senseless attack on a woman on Mackenzie Street. Police state, “The investigation continues into a disturbing incident in the city’s south side. The Criminal Investigations Branch of the TBPS is seeking the public’s assistance regarding an assault with a weapon involving a thirty-four-year-old female victim.

The victim stated that she and her sister were walking on Cameron Street near McKenzie Avenue on Saturday night when the passenger in a car that was traveling on Cameron Street threw a trailer hitch at her, striking her in the stomach. The victim attended the hospital later on Sunday evening for medical treatment. She is still in hospital receiving treatment.

The trailer hitch has been seized as evidence by police.

The vehicle involved in this assault is described as a newer model four door grey car with dark tinted windows. The vehicle may frequent the McKenzie, Simpson, May Street areas.

The two occupants are described as being Caucasian males approximately twenty-five-years of age. The passenger is reported to have been wearing a plaid shirt, blue baseball cap and have blonde hair and possibly some facial scruff. The driver may have been wearing a red sweater and black toque.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.tipsubmit.com.

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