An RCMP officer sustained “serious, non-life-threatening injuries” during a scene call at a home in Thorhild, Alta., on Tuesday afternoon.
Redwater RCMP responded to a call for service at a residence at around 4 p.m., an RCMP spokesperson told Global News.
In a news release Thursday, RCMP said the “officer was attacked with a knife and received serious, non-life-threatening injuries.”
The officer was flown to hospital by STARS Air Ambulance and remains in stable condition.
A spokesperson for STARS said its team was called at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday to the Thorhild area. They transported a 33-year-old man “with injuries consistent with an edged weapon” to the University of Alberta Hospital. He was in serious but stable condition at the time, STARS said.
A 48-year-old woman was taken into custody, RCMP said.
On Thursday, RCMP said Cindy Chelsberg was charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault of a peace officer, aggravated assault, obstruction and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
She appeared in court on Thursday, was remanded and is set to appear next on Feb. 16.
RCMP’s Eastern Alberta District and Northern General Investigative Sections have taken over the investigation.
Thorhild is about 86 kilometres north of Edmonton.