Maskwacis RCMP lay aggravated assault charges

Maskwacis, Alberta – The Wetaskiwin/Maskwacis RCMP General Investigation Section with the Maskwacis Crime Reduction Unit have made an arrest and laid charges following an aggravated assault in Maskwacis.

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On March 31, 2017, RCMP responded to a residence in the Samson Town Site following a physical altercation. Two adults had suffered stab wounds and were transported to hospitals, neither with life-threatening injuries.

Two suspects were identified and arrested by the RCMP. Following the investigation, which included the execution of two search warrants, 28-year-old Justin Simon has been charged with Aggravated assault (x2) and Possession of a weapon dangerous to the public peace. Simon appeared in the Provincial Court in Wetaskiwin to answer to these charges today.

The female who was initially identified as a suspect has been released with no charges.

Maskwacis RCMP


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