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Woman arrested following machete attack in Canwood, Sask

Woman arrested following machete attack in Canwood, Sask
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A 32 year old woman has been arrested following a machete assault in a Canwood, SK business. 

Around 9 a.m. on April 6th, Ahtahkakoop RCMP were called to a Canwood business for a report of a person with a weapon. An adult woman was arrested and a machete was seized by officers at the scene.

An injured man was transported to hospital by EMS for treatment following the attack. 

As a result of investigation, Erin Whitefish from Big River First Nation is charged with two counts of assault with a weapon, two counts of uttering threats against a person, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, and possession of methamphetamine. 

She will appear in Prince Albert Provincial Court on April 8th. 

The investigation is ongoing.