29-year-old woman charged in assault that allegedly led to the stabbing of a teenager

Jul 17 2019, 10:30 pm

A 29-year-old woman has been charged after an allegedly assaulting a teenager.

According to a release from the Calgary Police Service, a 17-year-old girl was attacked in downtown Calgary at around 4:45 pm on Tuesday, July 16.

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It is believed that she had been confronted by a group of five people, eventually being stabbed as a result.

The girl was taken to hospital and police gathered witness statements, which lead to the arrest of 29-year-old Chantel Blackface shortly after the incident.

She has since been charged with aggravated assault and breach of probation, and will next appear in court on Monday, June 22.

“Although this is believed to be a random attack, police continue to investigate what, if any, connection may have previously existed between the teen and the group who approached her,” the release reads.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Calgary Police Service by calling 403-266-1234 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or through their website.