Island Lake RCMP investigate aggravated assault

April 30, 2021
Island Lake, Manitoba

News release

On April 28, 2021, at approximately 12:50 am, Island Lake RCMP received a report of an assault with a weapon on Garden Hill First Nation.

A 14-year-old male was walking in the community when he was attacked by a male with a machete. He was taken to the nursing station with non-life threatening injuries.

Later that evening, officers located the suspect and he was arrested without incident.

A 16-year-old male from Garden Hill First Nation is facing charges of Aggravated Assault and Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose.

Island Lake RCMP continue to investigate.


Contact information

Cpl. Julie Courchaine, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations
Twitter @rcmpmb | @GRCManitoba |

File number: 2021-569406

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