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Assault with WeaponWarning - this news article expired on 2016-03-16. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

On Monday, the 15th of February, 2016, Cobourg Police responded to a local business for an altercation that took place in the parking lot in which an adult male was sprayed in the face by an unknown substance.  The male received minor injuries as a result of the assault.

As a result of the police investigation, 25 year old Paul Sammut of Cobourg was charged with assault with a weapon and administering a noxious thing contrary to the Criminal Code and released on a Promise to Appear  and Officer in Charge Undertaking with conditions and is to appear in court on the 23rd of March 2016.,

A “Weapon” can be any thing used, designed to be used or intended for use (a) in causing death or injury to any person, or (b) for the purpose of threatening or intimidating any person and, without restricting the generality of the foregoing, includes a firearm