Thunder Bay assault victim discharged from hospital

A 31-year-old man assaulted near May and Dease Streets on Sunday night has been discharged from Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.

Police say the accused also approached a bystander

The 31-year-old man assaulted near May and Dease Streets on Sunday evening has been discharged from Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.  

An 18-year-old man is charged with aggravated assault and assault with a weapon.  Police said the second charge involves a 40-year-old woman who tried to tell the accused to stop assaulting the victim. It is alleged the accused confronted her with a broken beer bottle. She was not injured.  

The suspect made a court appearance on Monday and was remanded to Thunder Bay District Jail.  His next appearance will be March 19.