Assault with a weapon investigation - Public's assistance sought

Assault with a weapon investigation – Public’s assistance sought

North Bay Police continue to investigate a report of an assault with a weapon that took place on Wednesday March 16th shortly before 10:45 p.m. at Fisher and Chippewa Streets.

A male pedestrian reports being attacked by an unknown person who struck him from behind with an unknown object. The attacker fled the scene on foot, in an unknown direction.

The victim, who sustained non-life-threatening injuries, was transported to hospital by ambulance.

Police seek the public’s help to identify the unknown suspect, described as:

  • About 6′-2″, likely male
  • Dressed in dark clothing, with a black hoodie and wearing a black & white mask

How to submit a tip
Anyone with information that may assist police in this investigation is asked to contact Constable Beard of the North Bay Police Service at 705-497-5555. For those who wish to remain anonymous, there are three ways to contact Near North Crime Stoppers. Call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text the word “Nipper” plus tip information to CRIMES (274637), or submit a tip online at