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TIMMINS POLICE CHARGE LOCAL YOUNG PERSON WITH ASSAULT

The Timmins Police Service has investigated a mid-morning disturbance that occurred at a Wende Street residence yesterday resulting in an assault to a 58-year-old male person.

The Timmins Police Service responded to an occurrence where a male young person entered into a verbal dispute with a male resident of the address.

The altercation escalated to the point where the accused assaulted the man

The responding Timmins Police officers were able to identify, locate, and arrest the male suspect a short distance from the original scene.

The victim sustained minor injury during the assault.

Further investigation determined that a similar type of assault had occurred days earlier involving a 10-year-old victim at the hands of the same suspect.

As a result, a 13-year-old person who cannot be named in keeping with statutory requirements has been charged with:

  • 2 counts of Assault contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
  • 3 counts of Fail to Comply with Sentence Order contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
  • Fail to Comply with Release Order contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

The accused remains in police custody for the purposes of a bail hearing slated for today at the Ontario Court of Justice in Timmins to answer to the charges laid against him