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Update: Man charged with attempted murder after assaults in Paqtnkek

By Kelli Rickard Feb 27, 2024 | 11:56 AM

RCMP have charged a man with attempted murder and other offenses after multiple assaults on Paqtnkek First Nation.

On Friday morning, police arrested a 41-year-old man after five people were injured inside a home on Treaty Lane Extension.

The victims were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

They knew the suspect.

The Mounties say the accused has been remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in Antigonish Provincial Court Wednesday morning.