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Thursday, August 5, 2021
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Lethbridge man charged after stabbing outside supervised consumption site

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A Lethbridge man is facing serious charges in relation to a stabbing over the weekend.

Police were called to the Supervised Consumption Site at around 2:30 Saturday morning.

A 39 year old man and 29 year old man, who police say are known to each other, got into a fight on the street.

The younger man allegedly hit the other man in the head then stabbed him in the face with a knife after he fell to the ground.

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The victim was treated in hospital and released.

29 year old Nathan Luke Brewer has been charged with two counts of assault with a weapon and possession of a dangerous weapon.

He was released from custody on several conditions including no contact with the victim and a prohibition from attending within 100 metres of the Supervised Consumption Site.

Brewer was arrested the following day for breaching a recognizance by allegedly going to the SCS and is currently in custody waiting for a second Judicial Interim Release.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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