Yellowknife RCMP confirmed that an investigation is ongoing following an alleged assult downtown Yellowknife on Wednesday afternoon.

Responding to a call for service at approximately 3:45 p.m. at the intersection of 50 Street and 50 Avenue, RCMP said they found one man with injuries he said came from an assault with a weapon that wasn’t a gun.

The man was transported to Stanton Territorial Hospital and RCMP taped off the area for investigation.

A suspect has been identified, though no charges have been laid.

RCMP said there is no risk to the general public as the people involved are believed to know each other.

Natalie Pressman

Reporting courts and cops and general news, Natalie started with NNSL Media in 2020. Before moving to Yellowknife, Natalie worked as a community radio trainer in Iskatewizaagegan #39 Independent First...

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