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Lethbridge Police investigating south side assault

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A 41-year-old man has been charged in connection to an assault at a south Lethbridge apartment building over the weekend.

Lethbridge Police were called around 1:00 a.m. on Saturday (Dec. 14) to the 3500 block of Sylvan Road South, on a report of blood found outside and inside the building. Officers found a man inside suffering from serious facial injuries and bleeding profusely.

Investigation has since determined the victim was allegedly involved in an argument with someone he knew, which escalated into a physical fight.

Mitchell Chambers, 41, was arrested without incident and charged with assault causing bodily harm.

He’s been released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court Jan. 30.

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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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