Greater Sudbury Police are reporting that shortly before 9:30 p.m. on Sept. 8, they received a call regarding an assault in the area of Murray Street in the city’s Flour Mill neighbourhood.
Information provided was that individuals could be heard fighting and that someone had been stabbed.
Upon arrival, officers located a 43-year-old woman who had sustained what appeared to be stab wounds and a 43-year-old man who had sustained injuries as a result of being punched and kicked. Both individuals were transported to hospital by City of Greater Sudbury Paramedic Services with non-life-threatening injuries.
Through the investigation, police said it was determined the two individuals had been in an altercation with three other people who had fled the area prior to police arriving. The canine unit attended the area and although the individuals involved were not located during the track, officers did locate items belonging to the involved parties that they had discarded as they fled the scene.
Just after 10:40 p.m, officers located the three individuals in the area of Bond Street and Percy Street and arrested them. A 19-year-old and two 21-year-olds have been charged with aggravated assault, assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose in relation to this matter.
All three individuals were held in police custody overnight in order to attend Bail Court on Sept. 9 to answer to the charges.
This is a targeted and isolated incident as the involved individuals are known to each other.