Saugeen Shores, Ontario Canada
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Aggravated Assault in Port Elgin

July 12, 2019

Media Release – Aggravated Assault

On July 10th at approximately 7:30pm officers were called to attend an apartment in Port Elgin in regards to a stabbing that had just occurred.

Officers arrived on scene and located the man who was suffering from a stab wound to his leg.  He provided information that a woman, known to him, became enraged for unknown reasons and stabbed him once with a four inch blade.

Officers received a description of the assailant and located her a short distance away and placed her under arrest.

An investigation revealed that the woman was on a probation order that prohibited her from contacting or communicating with the victim.

The victim was transported to the hospital where he was treated for his wound and released.

A 36 year old woman, of no fixed address, has been charged with:

  1. Aggravated Assault
  2. Weapons Dangerous
  3. Breach of Probation – contact order with victim
  4. Breach of Probation – keep the peace and be of good behaviour

The accused has been held in custody at a detention facility pending a bail hearing.


If you have any information concerning this or any other incident and wish to remain anonymous, please call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or call the Saugeen Shores Police at 519-832-9200.


Media Relations Officer

Sergeant Andy Evans


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