Man tasered, woman injured in northwest Regina
REGINA – One man is in custody and a woman is recovering from an apparent stab wound after an incident in northwest Regina Thursday afternoon.
Police were called to Bruce Place in the Normanview neighbourhood shortly before 3:00 p.m. after reports of a man in distress.
Officers arrived to find a man in the street who appeared to be intoxicated, speaking incoherently and behaving in a physically aggressive manner. He appeared to have blood on his face and hands. A taser was deployed in order to take him into custody safely.
Further investigation led to the discovery of a woman, who also appeared to be intoxicated, inside a nearby home who appeared to be suffering from a stab wound to the leg. Her injuries are described as non-life threatening.
Both the suspect and victim were taken to hospital to be treated.
29-year-old Dylan Pelletier is charged with aggravated assault, breach of probation and 32-year-old Louis Verkoczy is charged with breach of undertaking.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Regina Police Service at 306-777-6500 or Crime Stoppers at 306-222-8477.