Two women charged in July 4th hockey stick assault in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Winnipeg, Manitoba – On July 4, 2020, at approximately 8:15 p.m., Winnipeg Police responded to a report of an assault that had occurred on the roadway at Broadway and Carlton Street. Two adults, a male and a female, were involved in a political demonstration that was taking place at the Manitoba Legislature. While participating in the protest, they became involved in a confrontation with the occupants of a vehicle attempting to drive in the area. During the confrontation, both victims were struck with hockey sticks by the vehicle occupants. Neither victim required medical attention.

(File Photo) Hockey Stick Assault
(File Photo) Hockey Stick Assault

An investigation by members of the Winnipeg Police Major Crimes Unit led to two suspects being identified.

Two females, 24 and 29, were charged with Assault with a Weapon x 2. They were released on Appearance Notices.

Assault – Arrests: C20-156097

Winnipeg Police Service

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