Male Assaulted by Two Assailants on Simpson Street

Thunder Bay Police Service Crime Update - Image
Thunder Bay Police Service Crime Update - Image

THUNDER BAY – NEWS – Thunder Bay Police Service Patrol officers responded to a 911 call at Simpson Street and Pacific Avenue just after 12:00 am this morning regarding an injured male.

A thirty-year-old victim had allegedly been assaulted while walking in the area.

TBPS report the victim was able to flee. He received assistance from a passing motorist in calling 911. EMS and police were on scene within minutes.

A check of the area by responding officers resulted in the arrest of two men in connection with the assault. The victim was transported to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre for treatment of his injuries.

19-year-old Harley Austin LOON and 26-year-old Travis Jacob LOON have both been charged with Aggravated Assault. The two accused have been remanded into custody and will next appear in court tomorrow.

Previous articleReport on Opioid Prescribing Released
Next articleTOP 10 TUESDAY:National leaders maintain standing or NNL offers news, information, opinions and positive ideas for Thunder Bay, Ontario, Northwestern Ontario and the world. NNL covers a large region of Ontario, but we are also widely read around the country and the world. To reach us by email: Reach the Newsroom: (807) 355-1862