Thunder Bay Police Update on City Hall Assault


THUNDER BAY – The Thunder Bay Police Service’s Major Crimes Unit is continuing to investigate a serious assault that occurred Friday night at City Hall

TBPS says that officers with the Uniform Patrol Branch were dispatched to the area of 500 Donald Street East shortly after 10 pm Friday, February 21, 2020, following reports of an assault that had just occurred.

When police arrived they located a female victim, with assistance from a passerby who had contacted 911, near a bus shelter at City Hall.

The 27-year-old female victim had sustained significant injuries, which were believed to have been sustained during an assault.

Paramedics with the Superior North EMS transported the victim to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre for further treatment of her injuries.

Thunder Bay Police report that the injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

Members of TBPS’s Forensics Unit established a scene in the area. That scene has since been released.

The Major Crimes Unit continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding this assault. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or may have information that could assist this investigation, is urged to contact police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online at

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