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Woman charged with assault after man stabbed

2017-11-03 Timmins Police Building MH
The Timmins Police Service building downtown Timmins. Maija Hoggett/TimminsToday

The Timmins Police Service has investigated an evening disturbance that occurred yesterday (April 6) resulting in injury to a 34-year-old male person.

The Timmins Police Service responded to the occurrence where a female person entered into a dispute with a male acquaintance that escalated to the point where the male sustained a stab wound.

The assaultive altercation occurred at Commercial Avenue apartment.

The responding Timmins Police Service officers were able to identify, locate, and arrest the female suspect at the scene.

As a result, Melanie Veillette, 37, of Timmins has been charged with: 

  • Assault – Cause bodily harm contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada 
  • Possess a weapon for a dangerous purpose contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

The accused remained in police custody for the purposes of a bail hearing slated for today at Provincial Court in Timmins to answer to the charge laid against her

The victim received medical attention for the injuries he sustained during the altercation.