Thompson, Manitoba – File: 2019792404 – On June 4, 2019, at 9:40 pm, Thompson RCMP received a report that a 14-year-old had been chased by a group of teenagers near Juniper Drive. It was further reported that two of the teenage boys had machetes while they were chasing the victim.
Officers immediately responded and spoke with the victim who was able to reach a safe location without injury. Multiple patrols of the area were also made to locate the suspects.
On June 5, a 15-year-old male from Thompson was arrested and charged with Assault with a weapon and Possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose. He has been remanded into custody.
Police are searching for a second suspect in relation to this attack. Keathen Caillou Bradburn, a 17-year-old male from Thompson, is described as 5’8 tall, 150 lbs, with brown hair and brown eyes. He is wanted for Assault with a weapon and Possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Thompson RCMP at 204-677-6909 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.
Note to media: as per the Youth Criminal Justice Act, an ex parte application was made by the RCMP to a youth justice judge to publish information that identifies a young person as having committed or allegedly committed an indictable offence under the Act. The application was approved as there is reason to believe that the young person may be a danger to others and that the publication of information is necessary to assist in apprehending the young person. This application is valid for 5 days.
On June 5, 2019, at approximately 11:10 pm, Thompson RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing on a path near Nelson Road. Upon arrival, officers located a 23-year-old male from Oxford House being treated by EMS personnel for a stab wound.
The initial investigation has determined that the victim and another male were walking on a path near Nelson Road when they were attacked by two other males. The victim was stabbed during the attack and both suspects fled the scene. The victim was transported to hospital in Winnipeg with serious injuries and is currently in stable condition.
On June 6, a 16-year-old male from Thompson was arrested and charged with Armed Robbery, Aggravated Assault, and Possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose. He has been remanded into custody.
The RCMP continues to search for the second suspect in relation to this stabbing. Trinity Flett is described as a 19-year-old male, 6′ tall, 172 lbs, with black hair and brown eyes. He is wanted for Aggravated Assault, Armed Robbery, Possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose and Failure to comply with probation order. He is believed to be in the Thompson area.
On June 6, 2019, at approximately 12:15 am, Thompson RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence on Sandford Bay.
Upon arrival, officers did not locate a victim and a search of the area was initiated. A short time later, officers on patrol located a 31-year-old male from Thompson on Princeton Drive who had been stabbed. He was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The initial investigation has determined that an altercation took place on Sandford Bay between the victim and a suspect. During this altercation, the victim was stabbed.
Police are searching for the suspect Trinity Flett (see description above). He is wanted for Assault with a weapon, Possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose and Fail to comply with a probation order.
Trinity Flett should not be approached. Anyone with information is asked to contact Thompson RCMP at 204-677-6909 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.
Thompson RCMP continue to investigate all of the incidents.
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