Early in the morning yesterday a group of youths attacked people between 2:45 and 5:20.
Around 2:45 am, Thompson RCMP officers on patrol found a 24-year-old male suffering from a stab wound on Mystery Lake Road. It’s believed he was stabbed by at least two teenage males while other’s from the group watched.
At 3:40 am, Thompson RCMP responded to a report of a 48-year-old suffering from a stab wound at the homeless shelter in Thompson. It’s believed he was walking near the shelter when he was stabbed by two youths. He was transported to a hospital with serious injuries and then sent to Winnipeg for more treatment. He’s in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries.
At 5:20 am, Thompson RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing at an apartment complex in the city called Princeton Towers. A 27-year-old was suffering from multiple stab wounds and being treated by fire and EMS personnel upon the RCMP’s arrival. It’s believed the man was walking on a trail near the Princeton Towers complex when he was attacked by a group of youths and stabbed multiple times. He was transported to a hospital with serious injuries and then sent to Winnipeg for more treatment. He’s in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries.
Within the same time period, a security guard at a hotel and an adult male walking in Deerwood park reported being attacked by a group of youths. The security guard noted the youths were armed with knives.
The Thompson RCMP asks for anyone with information to come forward.
“We know there were multiple people involved in the attacks as well as some that watched these violent encounters; someone knows who is responsible and we are asking them to come forward and share the information.”
You can contact the Thompson RCMP at 204-677-6909, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.