On the evening of Friday, June 11, 2021, police were dispatched to attend a business in the north end of Cobourg after a staff member reported being attacked. Police arrived to find the victim had suffered minor injuries and the suspect to have fled the scene. The suspect was identified and soon after arrested and charged with:
- Assault contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code of Canada
The accused was released on an undertaking with conditions and a future court date. The identity of the accused is being withheld to ensure privacy for the victim.