Posted on 06/28/2012, 9:29 am, by mySteinbach

A Split Lake woman is facing numerous charges after being arrested by police in connection with a stabbing incident that occurred this past week in Thompson.

On June 23, 2012, at around 5:30pm, Thompson RCMP responded to a report of two women fighting in front of the Liquor Mart in Thompson.

RCMP attended and located one of the females suffering from a stab wound. The victim, a 31-year-old resident of Shamattawa, was transported to the Thompson General Hospital where she was treated and released the following day.

44-year-old Margaret Anne Beardy of Split Lake, Manitoba, was arrested at the scene and has since been charged with aggravated assault, possessing a weapon dangerous to public peace, carrying a concealed weapon and theft under $5,000. Beardy has been remanded into custody for a court appearance in Thompson.

Thompson RCMP are asking for anyone who has information regarding this incident to contact the Thompson Detachment at 204-677-6909. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can also call Manitoba Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS), SUBMIT a secure tip online at or TEXT: TIPMAN plus your message to CRIMES(274637).