Norway House RCMP investigate assault

January 22, 2021, 1:33 pm


Reported firearm from the scene
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On January 22, 2021, at approximately 3:05 am, Norway House RCMP responded to a report of a male assaulting a female at a residence on Jack River Road, in the community. It was reported that the male was armed with a knife and a firearm.

RCMP arrived at the residence and were advised that the male had fled the home with a firearm, and the female victim was with him.

Officers contained the surrounding area, and Police Dog Services and the Containment Team were deployed.


Police Service Dog Linkin


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Police Service Dog Linkin along with his handler began tracking and located a firearm in the woods. They continued following the track until it ended at a residence on Paupanekis Point Road.

The male suspect was located inside the home and was arrested without incident. The victim, a 21-year-old female, was also at the residence, and had sustained minor injuries.

The 25-year-old male is facing charges of Assault and weapons offences.

Investigation is ongoing.


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