Nunavut Mountie stabbed while arresting teen, officer in stable condition: RCMP
CAMBRIDGE BAY, Nunavut — Police say a Mountie has been stabbed while arresting a teen who was waving a firearm in Nunavut.
RCMP says the constable was taken by air ambulance to a hospital in Yellowknife.
Cpl. Bryan Bowskill says the officer is in stable condition and is being treated for a non-life threatening stab wound.
Police say Mounties in Cambridge Bay responded to a call late Sunday night of a youth waving what turned out to be pellet gun.
When Mounties went inside the home to arrest the man the constable was stabbed.
Police say an 18-year-old man is in custody and charges are pending.
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