UPDATE – Assault and Subsequent Drug Investigation

On Monday, August 30, 2021, at approximately 1:30 am, police were dispatched to a residence in the area of Sutherland Crescent in response to a report of a suspicious male with bruises and blood on his face knocking on doors in the area.

Upon arriving on scene, police located the male matching the provided description. The male advised police that he was robbed after someone broke into his home. The male was transported by ambulance to the hospital to receive treatment for his injuries. 

Through investigation, it was revealed that the male had not been robbed and that no one had broken into his home.  Police determined that he had, in fact, assaulted another individual with a weapon inside his residence.  The individual also required treatment at hospital.

Police requested and were granted a search warrant for the suspect male’s residence.  At approximately 6:50 pm, police executed a Criminal Code Search Warrant at a residence on Sutherland Crescent.  Police located and collected evidence of the assault and property belonging to the victim.  Police seized 83 grams of Cocaine with an estimated street value of $8,300 and $1,300 cash inside the residence.

An arrest warrant is being sought for the male, and once arrested his identity and further details regarding charges will be provided.

Cobourg Police have cleared the scene in the area of Sutherland Crescent in the Town of Cobourg. The investigation has concluded.

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