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TIMMINS POLICE INVESTIGATE DISTURBANCE – LAY CHARGES

The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man with a number of Criminal Code offences stemming from an assaultive altercation that occurred early this morning in the Commercial Avenue area of Timmins.
The Timmins Police Service responded to a complaint regarding a disturbance and located a 27-year-old man who had been assaulted with a weapon.
The victim was taken to Timmins and District Hospital by ambulance where he received medical treatment and remains there, recuperating from the injuries he sustained.
Based on the outcome of the investigation, Wayne BUTTINEAU, 19, of Timmins, has been charged with:
– Aggravated Assault contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
– Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
The accused remains in police custody awaiting a bail hearing slated for this morning at Provincial Court in Timmins to answer to the charges laid against him.