(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Thunder Bay Police Service officers were dispatched to the 100 block of May Street South just before 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 2 for reports of an injured female.
When officers arrived they located a victim who had been assaulted by a male with a weapon earlier that day.
An investigation revealed the victim and accused were together in a nearby apartment earlier that morning. The accused assaulted the victim with a weapon, and then would not allow her to leave the apartment.
The victim was able to exit the apartment several hours later. She went to a nearby business for help, at which point 911 was called.
The victim was transported to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre where she received treatment for her injuries.
Convicted killer Neil Joseph David THOMPSON, 37, of Thunder Bay, is charged with Assault With a Weapon, Forcible Confinement and Failing to Comply With Condition Recognizance.
He was previously convicted of manslaughter after the stabbing death of a person. He served 5 years.
THOMPSON appeared in court Tuesday morning and was remanded into custody with a future appearance date.
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