Thompson RCMP respond to several violent incidents in the span of four hours

Thompson, Manitoba – On March 10, 2021, between 10:55 pm and 2:15 am the following morning, Thompson RCMP responded to three violent incidents.

At 10:55 pm, RCMP received a report of a male that had been stabbed multiple times, on Public Road in Thompson. A 29-year-old male victim had been approached by two males and a female who attempted to steal items from his possession. The victim was pepper-sprayed and stabbed several times. He was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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At 11:00 pm, RCMP received a second report of a stabbing that had occurred earlier that evening. A 35-year-old male was walking on Thompson Drive South when a group of youths approached him and assaulted him. The victim was stabbed several times and taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

At 2:15 am, RCMP responded to a home invasion on McGill Place in Thompson. A lone male suspect kicked in the door, pepper-sprayed the occupants and fled on foot. Officers followed the suspect’s footprints where he was located at a nearby residence and arrested.

A 16-year-old male from Thompson is currently in custody and the investigation is ongoing.

Thompson RCMP believe that these incidents may be related and are asking for the public’s assistance. If you have any information please call Thompson RCMP at 204-677-6909.

Thompson RCMP

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