Tuesday , 11 May 2021

Vermilion RCMP investigate aggravated assault

An Innisfree man is facing an aggravated assault charge after a stabbing in the area over the weekend.

In the early evening hours on Saturday, Vermilion RCMP responded to report of an injured male in Innisfree. On arrival, a 55 year old male victim was located with serious injuries.

The male was treated by EMS and transported first to Vegreville Hospital and then to the University of Alberta hospital in Edmonton. The victim remains in hospital recovering from multiple stab wounds and other soft tissue injuries.

Vermilion RCMP were assisted by the St Paul Forensic Identification Section as well as the Edmonton General Investigations Section.

On Monday, police arrested Alexander Taylor (35) of Innisfree, he is currently charged with the following offences

  • Aggravated assault
  • Obstruction of a peace officer
  • Fail to comply with a Release order

At the time of the arrest, Alexander Taylor was wanted by BC RCMP for weapons related offences.

Alexander Taylor appeared before a Justice of the Peace and remains in custody. He will next appear in St. Paul Provincial Court on Thursday.

About Chris Lapointe

Chris is a two-time Vancouver Film School graduate, where he originally studied screenwriting and video games. Returning home to the lakeland post-graduation, he was determined to put what he learned to use. He brings with him a laid-back attitude and a love for pop culture that he hopes can be injected into Lakeland Connect's publications.