The Saint John Police Force received a call at 7:09pm to Rockwood Park- Lily Lake area concerning an attack on a female by a masked male with a knife.
The incident transpired on one of the main trails that wrap around Lily Lake in Rockwood Park.
Saint John Police uniform members quickly established a perimeter around Rockwood Park and after a very short period of time, a 27 year old male was arrested in a vehicle, attempting to leave the area.
Saint John Police Force’s Major Crime Unit is currently investigating this event.
The male suspect is currently in police custody and will be appearing in Provincial Court today to answer to the related charges.
Anyone with any information regarding this incident or any other incident is asked to contact the Saint John Police Force at 648-3333 or Crime stoppers 1-800-222-8477.