Charged with Assault with a Weapon

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On September 14, 2021 officers with Investigation Services and Patrol Services charged 41-year-old Lionel Taylor with assault with a weapon.

It’s alleged on August 28, 2021 the accused attended the residence of someone known to him. While at the residence there was an altercation and the accused stabbed a victim in the neck and fled the area. The victim was transported to hospital with serious injuries.

Officers attended and an investigation began. As a result of the investigation officers requested a warrant and a warrant was issued for the accused’s arrest.

He was located on September 14, 2021and arrested. He is charged with assault with a weapon, aggravated assault, robbery and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

He was held for bail court and remanded into custody. He is scheduled to appear in court on September 17, 2021.