Lethbridge Police have charged three people in connection with a stabbing that occurred during the early morning hours Saturday.
On Oct. 15 at approximately 6:15 am police attended Chinook Regional Hospital in response to a male being treated for a stab wound to his chest. Upon speaking with the male it was learned he and his girlfriend had been involved in an argument with a group of people over property and money while visiting a north side residence. The argument turned to violence when three people wielding a bat, hatchet and knife, attacked the male and female. The male was struck with the bat and stabbed in the chest; the female was struck with the bat. All parties left the area and the male victim attended hospital a short time later after realizing he had been injured.
Police identified the three subjects involved and two were arrested later the same day, while a warrant has been issued for the third person.
The male victim sustained a non-life threatening puncture wound to his chest requiring surgery. The female sustained bruising and swelling to her hand.
Police have charged the following people in relation to the attack:
Brett Alan Anderson, 20, of Lethbridge, is charged with assault with a weapon. Anderson was released to appear in cour November 1.
Serina Justine Nooitgedagt, 22, of Lethbridge, is charged with two counts of assault with a weapon. Nooitgedagt was released to appear in court November 1.
Neil Joseph Schuler, 20, of Lethbridge, was charged with aggravated assault and assault with a weapon. A warrant has been issued for his arrest.