Woman in custody after two people stabbed in Inuvik apartment building

Two people were taken to hospital with stab wounds after police received a call to an Inuvik apartment residence Monday morning. (Liny Lamberink/CBC)

Two people were hospitalized after they were stabbed in an Inuvik apartment building earlier this week, RCMP say. 

Police arrested a woman in connection with the stabbings.

Though police did not identify her, court records show Lucy Thrasher has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault and two counts of assault with a weapon.

Police said they were called to an apartment building residence in the early morning hours of March 18.

Two males were taken to the hospital in Inuvik. One was released from the hospital, while the other was med-evacuated to Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife.

The woman remains in custody. Her next court appearance is April 2.

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Finland: Police response times up to an hour slower in Arctic Finland, Yle News

United States: Violence Against Women bill would expand power of up to 30 Alaska tribal courts, Alaska Public Media

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