Medicine Hat Police officer struck in face with box cutter knife during arrest

Medicine Hat, Alberta – On the morning of August 10th at around 4:00 am a member of the Medicine Hat Police was conducting a property check in the 600 block of Bridge Street SE and located a suspicious female trespassing in the area.

While the female was being arrested she brandished a box cutting knife, striking the officer in the face.

The officer sustained only a minor injury and did not require medical attention.

Medicine Hat Police Service
Medicine Hat Police Service

The female, who will not be named, was subsequently charged with Assaulting a Police officer and Possession of a Weapon Dangerous.

Medicine Hat Police Service

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