Elliot Lake woman faces robbery charge

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ELLIOT LAKE, ON) – On January 7, 2018, at approximately 11:28 p.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a knife related call at a residence on Albert Street in the City of Elliot Lake, Ontario.

The complainant had reported being slashed by a female with a knife. The involved persons had an argument over drugs and an altercation took place. The female fled on foot prior to police arrival but was located and a short time after and subsequently arrested.

Heidi SHAW, 35 years of age, of Elliot Lake, Ontario, was charged with:

  • Assault with a Weapon, contrary to section 267(a) of the Criminal Code (CC),
  • Robbery and Wounding, contrary to section 344(1)(b) of the CC.

The accused appeared before the Ontario Court of Justice Bail Court in Blind River, Ontario on January 8, 2018.