On March 14, 2018 at 1:00 a.m. officers were dispatched to the parking lot of Tim Horton’s located in the 300 block of Memorial Ave for a weapons call for service.
Officers arrived to find a 40 year old female who required medical attention after a male approached her vehicle and opened the driver’s door trying to take her purse. During the struggle she was stabbed. The female passenger in her car got out and confronted the male and grabbed the purse. After a short altercation, the male suspect ran away southbound on Memorial Ave. The female victim was taken to the hospital by ambulance.
The suspect in this incident is described as an Indigenous male with a pale complexion who approximately 20 years of age. He is 5’8″ tall with a skinny build and was wearing dark pants and a light shirt with a black toque.
Anyone with information about this incident or the identity of this suspect is asked to contact the police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.tipsubmit.com.
Source: Thunder Bay Police Media Release