Thunder Bay Man Charged with Aggravated Assault After Late-Night Altercation

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THUNDER BAY – NEWS – On December 4, 2023, Thunder Bay police responded to an assault in progress near Waterloo Street & Victoria Avenue. Upon arrival, officers found a 24-year-old male requiring medical attention. He was promptly transported to Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre by EMS.

Subsequently, a 25-year-old Thunder Bay resident, Adam WHITEHEAD, was taken into custody nearby. He now faces a charge of Aggravated Assault. Whitehead appeared in court following his arrest and has been remanded into custody. Aggravated assault is a grave criminal offence in Canada and can result in severe penalties upon conviction.

Aggravated assault is a serious criminal charge in Canada. It involves intentionally causing severe harm or injury to another person, often with the use of a weapon or dangerous object. Conviction for aggravated assault can lead to significant penalties, including imprisonment. This charge is reserved for cases where the harm caused is considered more severe than typical assault.

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