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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.

June 13, 2017  By The Canadian Press

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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