Babysitter Stabbed in Brandon


According to Brandon City Police reports a 19-year old woman was stabbed in the back while babysitting at a house in the 300 block of Ross Ave Thursday morning.  Early reports indicate that the blade may have broken off in her back.  The victim did manage to return to her home on Willowdale Crescent before contacting 911 and the police shortly before 6 am.  She was transported to the BRANDON Regional Health Centre where she was treated for non-life threatening injuries.   Officers went to the house where, where the stabbing was alleged to have taken place, and found several adults at the home who were all intoxicated.  Upon arriving at 300 Ross Ave officers also found a man who had also been assaulted and he too was transported to the BRHC.  Five children were found at the residence and they were turned over to Child & Family Services.   As a result of the visit four adults were lodged at the Brandon Correctional Centre due to their high level of intoxication, two of which had outstanding warrants.  An investigation is currently underway.