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Elderly Male Assaulted

Date Published: 2018-04-27

The Thunder Bay Police Service is currently investigating an assault that occurred on the 100 block of Rockwood Avenue yesterday morning.

An 82 year old male was out walking when he was approached at approximately 11:00 a.m. by two males and assaulted. The suspects fled the area and neighbours came out to assist the male and contact police. The male was taken to hospital by ambulance for medical attention.

Robbery

Date Published: 2018-04-26

Patrol Officers responded to a robbery that occurred outside the Mac's Convenience Store on Cumberland Street just before 12:30 a.m. on April 26, 2018.

The 44 year old female victim stated she was in the parking lot when she was approached by a male and female who grabbed her, assaulted her and left with her cell phone and cash that was in her bag.

They left southbound on Cumberland Street on foot. The female was not injured in this altercation.

Unsafe vehicle nets youth multiple charges

Date Published: 2018-04-24

On April 23, 2018, at 2:43 p.m., an officer with the Thunder Bay Police Service Traffic Unit conducted a traffic stop of a black pick-up truck on Island Drive for using licence plates that were not authorized for that vehicle.

Upon approaching the driver, the officer noted something suspicious about the seating arrangement in the truck: The driver of the vehicle was sitting in a fold-up lawnchair in the place where the manufacturer's driver seat ought to be.

Bus and Pedestrian Collision - UPDATE

Date Published: 2018-04-20

The transit bus driver has been charged with Fail to Yield to Pedestrian in Crosswalk under the Highway Traffic Act.

Original Media Release: 

BUS AND PEDESTRIAN COLLISION

The TBPS traffic unit is investigating a collision between a transit bus and a pedestrian that occurred around 10:10 a.m. on April 20, 2018.

A 17 year old male pedestrian was walking northbound through the crosswalk on Vickers Street when he was struck by the mirror of the bus that was turn left onto Donald Street from Vickers Street.

Bus and Pedestrian collision

Date Published: 2018-04-20

The TBPS traffic unit is investigating a collision between a transit bus and a pedestrian that occurred around 10:10 a.m. on April 20, 2018.

A 17 year old male pedestrian was walking northbound through the crosswalk on Vickers Street when he was struck by the mirror of the bus that was turn left onto Donald Street from Vickers Street.

The male was taken to hospital for medical attention.

The investigation is ongoing.

Two Youth Charged with Assaulting Police Officers

Date Published: 2018-04-20

Two youth are in police custody after refusing to leave Churchill High School when directed by officers last evening.

Patrol officers attend Churchill High School around 9:15 p.m. on April 19, 2018 at the request of school staff to have two unwanted males removed from the school dance. Officers approached the 17 year old males and asked them to leave the premise.

One male began to leave while the other refused and was advised he would be arrested for trespass if he did not leave.

Rupert Street Sudden Death Investigation - UPDATE

Date Published: 2018-04-20

A post-mortem was conducted in relation to a sudden death on Rupert Street on April 1, 2018. As a result it has been determined to be a Coroner's investigation.

The Thunder Bay Police Service will continue to assist the Coroner's Office in their investigation.

Original Release
April 3, 2018

Sudden Death Investigation

The Thunder Bay Police Service is on scene conducting a sudden death investigation in the 100 block of Rupert Street.

Assault Arrest

Date Published: 2018-04-19

A 31 year old Thunder Bay male was arrested yesterday after a female reported an assault just before noon on April 18, 2018.

A 40 year old female contacted police to report that when she was visiting the male at his residence in the 600 block of South Catherine Street, they had an altercation which resulted in her being threatened with an edged weapon.

She was able to leave the residence and go to a nearby house and call police.

Officers located the male walking on Moodie Street where he was taken into custody at approximately 12:10 p.m.

ATM Theft Surveillance Video

Date Published: 2018-04-18

The Thunder Bay Police Service is releasing surveillance footage of two suspects involved in a Wednesday morning Break and Enter on Oliver Road.
Video link: https://youtu.be/96Hkfc1v5iQ

Original Media Release follows:

ATM Theft

At 6:00 a.m. the TBPS responded to a report of a break and enter at the Life Labs located on Oliver Road.

An employee arrived to find a glass door broken and the ATM machine had been stolen.

Attempted Robbery

Date Published: 2018-04-18

Police are investigating an attempted robbery that occurred on April 17, 2018 at 4:45 p.m. at the Safeway located on Court Street.

The report indicated that two males attended the checkout area and caused a commotion. In the process one male grabbed the 47 year old female cashier and attempted to money out of the cash drawer.

She was able to get control of the till.

As the suspects were attempting to flee, a 54 year old female employee attempt to block their exit and was pushed.

The suspect fled on foot north bound on Court Street.

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