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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Slave Lake RCMP investigates an assault with a weapon

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Slave Lake, Alberta – One male is in custody following an afternoon disturbance on May 23, 2018.   At 4:30 PM officers were dispatched to the Aquamax Carwash after is was reported that a male was attacking staff with a lacrosse stick.  It is alleged that the male entered the wash bay where he began throwing rocks and swinging the stick at staff members. 

Members of the public attempted to intervene and assisted the staff members.  Eventually the male was removed from the building and taken into custody by police. 

A 31 year old male was taken into custody.  Charges of assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and mischief are pending.  Currently the male’s motivation is not known but alcohol or illicit drug use is suspected. 

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