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Man throws knife at victim in midnight assault

The attacker threw a knife at the victim and then began punching the victim knocking him to the ground
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A North Bay man is in custody after police responded to a fight in progress outside a business on Cassells Street Monday.

Police say shortly before midnight on Monday they responded to a fight in progress on the sidewalk outside a business in the 1000 block of Cassells Street.

They say the attack was unprovoked and that a man confronted the adult male victim, who is known to him. The attacker threw a knife at the victim and then began punching the victim knocking him to the ground.

Police arrived at this point and arrested the man. The victim received a minor injury.

Jason Hookimawillillene, 36, of North Bay is charged with:

  • Assault with a weapon
  • Assault
  • Breach of probation

Hookimawillillene remains in custody pending a bail hearing at the North Bay Courthouse.




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