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Fisherman AssaultedWarning - this news article expired on 2016-05-23. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

At 11:54 pm, on Saturday night the 22nd of April, 2016, Officers from the Cobourg Police Service responded to an Assault in Progress at the Cobourg Creek.  People along the creek were setting up for fishing season which opened at midnight; a group of males became irate and argumentative over where to stand along the creek side.  As a result of a heated argument, a suspect male assaulted another male who was also attempting to situate himself along the creek. 


As a result of the Police investigation, the following suspect male was arrested and charged with Assault contrary to the Criminal Code:

30 year old, John Stiles of Cobourg, Ontario

The accused male was released on Appearance Notice with a Court Date of 25 May 2016.

Any questions may be directed to the Cobourg Police Service by calling 905-372-6821.