On May 24, 2017 Police were contacted to attend an address in the east end of Town in regards to an assault that had just occurred. Police arrived and following an investigation learned the identity of a youth who had committed the assault. By committing the offence of assault the youth was in breach of several court orders. The suspect in this matter had fled the scene prior to Police arriving.
On Sunday May 28, 2017, the youth turned themselves in to the Cobourg Police where they were arrested, charged and held in custody for a bail hearing on Monday morning.
Police are unable to name the accused as they are a young person as defined under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.