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Glance at Crime: 43 thefts, 17 assaults

City police were busy responding to more than 153 incidents last week.

City police responded to more than 153 criminal incidents during the week of Monday, January 1 through Sunday, January 7.

Thunder Bay Police Service statistics are made available through, a website that tracks reported crime via information provided by local police services.

This week’s report shows police were slightly busier on the south side, responding to 80 criminal incidents compared to 74 cases north of the Harbour Expressway.

The more than 153 incidents reported last week is an estimate and does not include traffic cases.

South of the Harbour Expressway, some of the more serious incidents included:

• 5 assaults
• 6 break and enters
• 2 property crimes
• 2 robbery
• 2 sexual assaults
• 26 thefts
• 6 thefts from vehicle
• 1 thefts of vehicle
• 2 weapons charges

Meanwhile, north of the Harbour Expressway some of the more serious incidents included:

• 12 assaults
• 7 break and enters
• 3 property crimes
• 2 sexual assaults
• 17 thefts
• 1 thefts from vehicle
• 2 thefts of vehicle
• 4 weapons charges

The vast majority of cases city police responded to were listed as either liquor, disorder and property crime.

The above numbers represent an estimate.