RCMP investigate aggravated assault
Just before 3am on September 23, 2012, Portage la Prairie RCMP were called to a residence in Portage la Prairie, where it was reported that a male had been assaulted with a weapon.
Investigation revealed that a 23-year-old Portage la Prairie man had been assaulted with an edged weapon. The male was transported to hospital with what was reported as non-life threatening injuries. After further investigation, police located and arrested a male suspect.
Police say that a 15-year-old male youth from Portage la Prairie, has been charged with aggravated assault. He was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in Portage la Prairie Provincial Court.
Police continue to investigate.