BRIDGEWATER, N.-É. – The royal Canadian mounted police (RCMP) announced it had arrested on Sunday at dawn Tobias, Charles Doucette, the man who allegedly stabbed a police officer in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia.
Sought since Monday night for assault and attempted murder, Tobias Charles Doucette would have been seen Saturday night in the area of Conquerall Mills Road and highway 3, has tweeted the federal police.
The RCMP has urged the public to avoid the area and not venture outside.
“Doucette has been put in custody”, added the RCMP in Nova Scotia on the same social network.
The 31-year-old was attacked on Monday evening a police officer called to intervene in a case of domestic violence.
The victim, sergeant Matthew Bennett, is out of danger, as the woman, common-law spouse of the attacker, who was also taken to a police dog. The latter would be in a stable state.
The arrest of the man in Cape-Breton brings an end to a run that has lasted almost a week.