Stabbing Suspect Appears In Court

A first appearance in Lethbridge Provincial Court on Wednesday for a local man charged in connection with a stabbing on 13th Street North on Monday.

A first appearance in Lethbridge Provincial Court on Wednesday for a local man charged in connection with a stabbing incident earlier this week.  32 year old Rueben Cody Smith faces several charges including assault with a weapon, aggravated assault, possession of a weapon and two counts of breaching a recognizance.  Most of the charges stem from an incident that occurred on Monday.  Police were called to the Northside Medical Clinic on 13th Street North after reports a man had been stabbed and was in medical distress.  The 29 year old victim was taken to hospital and treated for serious injuries.  Smith has been remanded in custody and will be back in court next week for a possible bail hearing. 43 year old Deanna Elaine Shouting has been charged in connection with the same incident, but hasn't appeared in court yet. - Bryan Jeannotte

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