Cobourg Police – Man arrested for Assault with a Weapon

A man has been arrested after police responded to an assault in progress.

On the afternoon of May 1, 2021, police attended a private residence in the south end of Cobourg in response to a report of a man assaulting a woman.  The man, who fled the home, was subsequently located and arrested by police.  The victim received minor injuries. 

As a result of the police investigation, the man was charged with the following offences:

  1. Assault with A Weapon contrary to Section 267(a) of the Criminal Code
  2. Assault contrary to Section 266 of the Criminal Code

The accused was held in custody pending a show cause hearing. The name of the accused will not be released to protect the identity of the victim.

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