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TIMMINS POLICE INVESTIGATE DISPUTE – LAY CHARGES

The Timmins Police Service responded to a call for service in regards to a dispute at a local shelter in the downtown core of the city during the early evening hours of Friday, September 21st.
Upon arrival at the scene, Timmins Police officers gathered the investigative details that led to the arrest of a suspect.
It is alleged that a verbal dispute escalated to an assault against one of the shelter workers by a patron. The patron is further alleged to have broken a window and uttered threats against the shelter’s staff member
The female suspect was eventually taken into custody.
A thorough investigation was completed by the officers in regards to the assault.
Caroline METATAWABIN, 53, of Timmins, has been arrested and charged with:
– One count of Common Assault contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
– One count of Mischief contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
– One count of Uttering Threats contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
The accused was released from police custody on the strength of a Promise To Appear requiring that she attend at Provincial Court in Timmins on November 6th to answer to the charges laid against her.