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:
- Assault with A Weapon contrary to Section 267(a) of the Criminal Code
- 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.