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SIOUX LOOKOUT MAN WHO CHASED YOUTH WITH AXE ARRESTED
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SIOUX LOOKOUT MAN WHO CHASED YOUTH WITH AXE ARRESTED

SIOUX LOOKOUT, ONTARIO  ~~~~~~  September 30, 2022 (LSNews) Hardworking Sioux Lookout OPP Officers responded to a call yesterday afternoon, Thursday September 29,2022 of a man chasing an indigenous youth with an axe on the highway walking path.

The youth was fearful for his safety and ran from the man. The youth spotted a teacher he knew and got into her vehicle. The teacher phoned 911

OPP arrested an indigenous male suspect with an axe.

A 36 year old MELVIN WESLEY was criminally charged with:

  • -assault with a weapon (axe)

WESLEY was taken into custody at the Sioux Lookout OPP detachment and ordered released on $250 no deposit bail by Justice of the Peace Denette Ellard this morning, Friday September 30,2022

WESLEY has conditions not to contact the youth or possess weapons.

He has a future court appearance in Sioux Lookout

Anyone with a picture of MELVIN WESLEY is encouraged to message our page.

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