Rankin Inlet man charged with aggravated assault
RCMP say victim evacuated to Winnipeg for treatment, expected to make full recovery
The Nunavut RCMP say that a 29-year-old Rankin Inlet man has been charged with aggravated assault, following an attack on a man who was badly hurt and required a medevac to Winnipeg for treatment.
According to a news release issued on Tuesday, June 16, the Rankin Inlet RCMP detachment and emergency medical services responded to a call about a man in medical distress.
Early investigation found that the man was the victim of a serious assault and required immediate medical attention. The man was rushed to hospital and then medevaced to Winnipeg for further treatment. The RCMP say he is expected to make a full recovery.
The 29-year-old was arrested and charged with aggravated assault. He appeared before a justice of the peace and was released with conditions. His next scheduled court date is Aug. 10 in Rankin Inlet.