Thérèse-De Blainville PD investigating armed assault.

The officers of the Thérèse-De Blainville Intermunicipal Police Board (RIPTB) are currently investigating an armed assault that allegedly occurred around 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening in the city of Sainte-Thérèse.

The victim was a 23-year-old woman which was allegedly attacked in front of her home on boulevard René-A. Robert. Initial reports indicate that the suspect, whose motives remain unknown, injured the victim in the stomach with a blunt object before running away.

As a result of the brutal attack, the woman was taken to a hospital center to treat life-threatening injuries. Immediately after, the police quickly began sweeping the area in search of the suspect and clues. No arrests have been made to date.

Investigators are working to deal with the crime scene and meet with witnesses to try to clarify the causes and circumstances that led to this armed attack.

All information relating to this file can be transmitted confidentially to 450 435-2421 ext 0