Off Duty Police Officer Helps in Northwood Confrontation

Thunder Bay Police Service Unit 200

THUNDER BAY – NEWS – An off-duty Thunder Bay Police officer intervened in a confrontation between an adult male and two other men Wednesday evening.

The officer was in the parking lot of Northwood Plaza when he observed a male threatening two other men with a knife.

The officer approached the male and identified himself as a police officer. The confrontation ended and the accused then entered a nearby store. The officer phoned for assistance and Uniform Patrol officers arrived on the scene. The accused was apprehended a short time later. The two victims were not injured.

A 40-year-old Thunder Bay man has been charged with:
· Assault with a Weapon – CC 267(a)

The accused was later released for a future court date.