Violent Winnipeg Incident Involving Hammer

Violent Hammer Incident

WINNIPEG - A 32 year old woman faces a number of charges after a violent incident involving a hammer.

On Monday, officers came across a fight at St. Matthews Avenue and Maryland Street.

The woman with a hammer was arrested. Cops also seized a knife.

A 43 year old woman was assaulted and had her purse stolen after being asked for a cigarette. Two bystanders who stepped in were also assaulted. None of them required medical attention.

Investigators were able to link the suspect to a robbery at a nearby store where an employee was threatened with a hammer.

TOPICS:   Winnipeg Crime

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