Alberta RCMP officer seriously injured during call in Thorhild area

An RCMP officer sustained “serious, non-life-threatening injuries” during a scene call at a home in Thorhild, Alta., on Tuesday afternoon.

Redwater RCMP responded to a call for service at a residence at around 4 p.m., an RCMP spokesperson told Global News.

“During the call for service, an officer received serious, non-life-threatening injuries,” RCMP said. The spokesperson did not provide details about the nature of the call or how the officer was injured.

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The officer was flown to hospital by STARS Air Ambulance and remains in stable condition.

A spokesperson for STARS said its team was called at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday to the Thorhild area. They transported a 33-year-old man “with injuries consistent with an edged weapon” to the University of Alberta Hospital. He was in serious but stable condition at the time, STARS said.

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A 48-year-old woman was taken into custody, RCMP said.

Thorhild is about 86 kilometres north of Edmonton.

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