2 Men Wanted For Drive-By Assault

Posted on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 15:42 PM

City police are looking for information on two men who they say assaulted a woman in a drive-by incident over the weekend.  

The 34-year-old victim remains in the hospital in unknown condition after police say one of the men threw a trailer hitch at her, which hit her in the stomach.  

Police say the suspects are both approximately 25-year-old Caucasian males, and the passenger who threw the hitch is described as blond.  

The victim and her sister encountered the two men driving a dark coloured four-door car down Cameron Street near McKenzie Avenue late Saturday night.  (File Photo)


Thunder Bay Police Service - Media Release

January 31, 2017


Assault With A Weapon

At approximately 8:30 a.m. on January 30th, 2017, the Thunder Bay Police Service became aware that a female was in the hospital after being assaulted with a weapon on the weekend. 

Detectives with the Criminal Investigations Branch attended the hospital on Monday evening and spoke to the 34 year old female victim who stated that she and her sister were walking on Cameron Street near McKenzie Avenue on Saturday night when the passenger in a car that was traveling on Cameron Street threw a trailer hitch at her, striking her in the stomach. The victim attended the hospital later on Sunday evening for medical treatment. She remains in the hospital.

Police are looking to speak to any witnesses who may have seen a dark coloured four door car in this area between 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 28th and 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, January 29th. The two occupants in the vehicle are described as Caucasian males approximately 25 years of age. The passenger has blonde hair.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact the police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.tipsubmit.com.

This is an ongoing investigation.