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Stabbing suspect nabbed

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A 36-year-old female has been charged in connection with a stabbing incident that occurred here yesterday morning.

Fort Frances OPP officers were called to the 600 block of King’s Highway around 8:30 a.m. to investigate the report of a male having been stabbed by a female.

The male, 73, was taken to La Verendrye Hospital, where he was treated and later released, police said in a press release issued this morning.

Detachment officers, with the assistance of the Northwest Region K-9 Unit and Emergency Response Team, eventually located the suspect.

Tina Chiefson, of Naicatchewenin First Nation (Northwest Bay), was charged with assault with a weapon, uttering threats, and forcible confinement, police said.

She was in police custody pending a court appearance this morning.

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