New Brunswick man charged with attempted murder

Lugar, New Brunswick – A 34-year-old man from Lugar, N.B. has been charged with attempted murder following a stabbing at a residence in Lugar, a community northwest of Bathurst.

On June 4, 2020, at approximately 8:30 a.m, members from the Bathurst RCMP responded to a report of a man having been assaulted with a knife at a residence on Lugar Road. The victim was able to leave the residence and called 911. When police arrived on scene they arrested a man without incident. The victim was taken to the hospital and was later released.

Attempted Murder
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On June 5, 2020, Sebastien Kevin Bertin appeared in Bathurst Provincial court and was charged with attempted murder. He was sent for a 30-day psychiatric evaluation and is scheduled to appear in Bathurst Provincial Court on July 5, 2020.

The New Brunswick RCMP’s Major Crime Unit continues to investigate the incident.

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