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Man wanted in Nelson House machete attacks arrested, Manitoba RCMP say

Manitoba RCMP say a man wanted for nearly a month after two machete attacks in Nelson House has been arrested. DD

Manitoba RCMP say a man wanted after a pair of assaults with a machete in Nelson House has been arrested.

Police asked for the public’s help tracking down 23-year-old Jerome Wood April 8, four days after two men were attacked in the community, roughly 666 km north of Winnipeg.

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One of the men, 29, was attacked while working in his yard, police said. The other, 23, was outside a local business when they said he was assaulted.

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Wood, from Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation, had been wanted on warrants for aggravated assault and assault causing bodily harm.

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In a release Monday RCPM said Wood has been arrested.

Investigators thanked the public and the media for their help.

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