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Wednesday , 23 June 2021

Bonnyville man facing charges of aggravated assault, victim stabbed multiple times

A Bonnyville man is facing charges of aggravated assault after a stabbing last week.

The incident happened at Squires Court in Bonnyville in the early morning of Sept. 7 where a fight broke out.

The victim was stabbed multiple times and was taken to hospital to be treated for injuries, which were determined to be non-life threatening.

RCMP responded and arrested 27-year-old Alexander Hewitt, who turned himself in to police.

He faces charges of aggravated assault.

Hewitt was released on a “high” no-cash bail, said Sgt. Kim Hillier.

Due to extenuating circumstances, she said there was little threat going forward of a similar situation between Hewitt and the victim.

His court date is Sept. 24 at Bonnyville Provincial Court.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.