Thunder Bay police arrest man in connection with Tim Hortons stabbing

Female victim was stabbed during attempted robbery in the parking lot of Tim Hortons on the 300 block of Memorial Avenue.

22 year old man from Eabametoong charged in March 14 stabbing in parking lot

Police in Thunder Bay, Ont. have arrested and charged a 22-year-old man from Eabametoong First Nation in connection with a stabbing incident that occurred on March 14 at a Tim Horton's parking lot. (Cathy Alex/CBC)

A man from Eabametoong First Nation has been arrested in connection with a violent attempted robbery in a donut shop parking lot on Thunder Bay's north side last week.

On March 14, police said a 40-year-old woman was in her vehicle in the Tim Horton's parking lot, when she was approached by a man who opened the driver's door and attempted to take her purse.

The victim was stabbed during an ensuing struggle.

Another female passenger was able to grab the purse before the suspect fled down Memorial Avenue.

On Wed. March 21, a 22-year-old man was arrested in the 400 block of Waterloo Street by the Thunder Bay Police Community Response Team, one week after the incident. 

Police have charged the man with Robbery with Wounding, Assault with a Weapon and Uttering Threats to Kill in relation to the incident. 

The man was to appear in court on Thursday and has been remanded into custody.