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Aggravated Assault

Date Published: 2018-05-14

A 41 year old male is in custody after a 46 year old male was sent to hospital from being assaulted in a Pearl Street apartment.

Officers were dispatched just before 6:00 p.m. on May 13, 2018 to the area of Ambrose Street and Algoma Street to assist a male who was bleeding. The male victim was sent to hospital in an ambulance for medical attention from injuries sustained in an assault.

TBPS launch Can You See Me Now motorcycle safety campaign

Date Published: 2018-05-10

Motorcyclists are nearly 40 per cent less likely to be involved in a collision simply wearing high-visibility or fluorescent clothing.

This fact is the foundation of a new TBPS motorcycle safety Can You See Me Now campaign, which is officially launching today to mark Motorcycle Safety Month. The TBPS Traffic Unit teamed up with Excalibur Motorcycle Works and the Motorcycle Safety Training Organization to demonstrate how high-visibility clothing helps motorcycle riders stay safe on the roads.

South Side Shooting

Date Published: 2018-05-09

TBPS officers attended to the corner of Victoria Avenue and Brodie Street last evening at 9:45 p.m. on a report of an assault that had occurred. When officers arrived they discovered that a male had been shot while he stood outside Newfie's Pub on the sidewalk with a number of other people.

The 28 year old male was taken to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center by ambulance with non-life threatening injuries and has since left the hospital. Injuries are consistent with shotgun pellets.


Date Published: 2018-05-09

Officers were dispatched to the Mac's Convenience Store located on Balsam Street at 3:15 a.m. on May 9, 2018 to take a report of a robbery that had just occurred.

The suspect entered the store with his face covered and holding a syringe while demanding money. He left with a small amount of cash. The male employee was not injured.

The suspect is described as a male approximately 5'6" tall wearing a black hoodie and baggy jeans with black footwear.

Police Week Community Conversations LIVE on Facebook

Date Published: 2018-05-09

Ontario Police Week kicks off Sunday, May 13 and runs until Saturday May 19 and features the theme “Celebrating Policing and Community Partnerships.”

During this week the Thunder Bay Police Service will broadcast live via Facebook daily. Every day a new officer will talk about their role within the service and how these community partnerships assist them.

Many of the participating officers will also be joined by representatives of those partnering organization.

Found Human Remains

Date Published: 2018-05-08

The Thunder Bay Police Service was contacted by a citizen at 11:45 a.m. on May 8, 2018 regarding human remains located on the property of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.

The area has been contained and officers remain on scene pending further investigation.

No other further information is available at this time.


Motor Vehicle Collision

Date Published: 2018-05-08

A motor vehicle collison occurred at 11:24 this morning at the corner of Dufferin Street and Secord Street.

The vehicle travelling east bound on Dufferin Street rolled onto is roof as a result of the collision, the driver remained in the vehicle until emergency services arrived.

The male driver was removed from the vehicle and walked to the Ambulance. He was taken to the Thunder Bay Regional Hospital and was medically cleared, uninjuried.

The driver of the other vehicle travelling north bound on Secord Street was uninjured.


Date Published: 2018-05-08

The TBPS are releasing video of a male responsible for a robbery just before 2:00 a.m. on May 8, 2018 at the Mac's Convenience store located on Red River Road.

The suspect entered the store with his face covered and threatened to stab the male while demanding money. The suspect fled on foot with a small amount of cash and cigarettes.

The suspect is described as a tall, thin male wearing a black hoodie and high visibility safety vest.

Spring Bear Incidents

Date Published: 2018-05-04

The Thunder Bay Police Service has received a handful of bear calls in the month of April. These situations where resolved quickly with the bears returning to the surrounding bush.

Citizens are to call 911 should an encounter with a bear become a safety concern. Officer will be dispatched to assess the situation and determine the best steps required for public safety. Non-emergency encounters or sightings are to be reported to the MNR Bear Wise program at 1-866-514-2327 .


Date Published: 2018-05-03

The Thunder Bay Police Service is releasing video image to help identify a male involved in a robbery early this morning at the Mac's Convenience Store located on Arthur Street.

The suspect entered the store around 5:30 a.m. on May 3, 2018 and attempted to use a debit card. When the PIN number failed, he pulled out a syringe and demanded money from the male clerk. The suspect left the store was a small amount of cash. The employee was not injured.


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