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Male sent to hospital following Gitzel Street assault

One male was sent to the hospital over the weekend after being struck in the head with a coffee cup.

The RCMP and Yellowknife Emergency Medical Services received a call for service early Saturday morning from a tenant, who stated there were two men fighting inside another unit at Fort Gary apartments on Gitzel Street.


Julie Plourde is the Media Relations Officer with the Northwest Territories (NWT) RCMP in Yellowknife.

Julie Plourde, Media Relations Officer, Northwest Territories (NWT) RCMP. Arthur C. Green/The Moose 100.1 FM


“At approximately 5:20 a.m., on Saturday, October 5, the Yellowknife RCMP received a call for service regarding an unrelated file at an apartment building on Gitzel Street,” Plourde said. “Upon arrival on-site, the RCMP found one man with a non-life threatening injury.”

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Plourde says the man was transported by EMS to the hospital.

No arrest has been made and the investigation is ongoing.

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