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Lethbridge Police charge six people after group assault at Galt Gardens

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Six people have been charged in connection with the assault of a 47 year old man late Tuesday night (June 23).

Lethbridge Police say they were called to Galt Gardens around 11:30 pm after reports of a large disturbance.

A woman took of video of the fight and gave that to police. It showed a group of people assaulting a man in the park and during the overnight hours officers were able to track down six suspects.

58 year old Alden Blackplume, 48 year old Ernest Crane Chief, 33 year old Dustin Okimaw, 28 year old Angela Spearchief, 46 year old Ruby Standing Alone, and 34 year old Bill Wolf Child are all facing charges of assault.

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LPS say the assault took place following a verbal exchange between the victim and the group in the park who were unknown to him.

The victim was treated by EMS at the scene for non-life threatening injuries.

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Patrick Siedlecki

Pat has been a mainstay in the CJOC News department from the time the station launched in 2007. He’s been in the position of News Director since then and has been anchoring daily news casts as well as reporting and working behind the scenes.

Community is important to him and keeping CJOC listeners and readers informed about what’s happening across southern Alberta and beyond.

Pat has been in radio broadcasting for the past 24 years, starting in Port Alberni on Vancouver Island in 1997 and then moving up island to Nanaimo for another few years before heading to Lethbridge in 2007.

Pat grew up in the small Saskatchewan farming town of Foam Lake. After high school, he went to Western Academy Broadcasting College (WABC) in Saskatoon prior to moving to the island.

Pat also spent several years broadcasting hockey in the BCHL as well as seven years as the radio voice of the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the WHL.

Pat has been working at Cornerstone Funeral Home in Lethbridge as a Certified Life Celebrant and Funeral Assistant since 2016.

News and sports have always been Pat’s passion from the time he was a teenager and he’s always been grateful to have had the opportunity to make that part of what’s been a fun and long radio career!

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