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Man Arrested for Assault

The Cobourg Police have charged a man after responding to a domestic dispute on Division Street.

On Thursday the 29th of November, 2018, at approximately 4:30 pm, a man walking on Division Street was observed striking a woman.  Bystanders who observed the incident and tried to intervene were also assaulted by the man.  No serious injuries occurred as a result of the assaults. 

As a result of the ensuing police investigation, a man was charged with three counts of assault, uttering threats, and failing to comply with a recognizance under the Criminal Code and is being held in custody pending a Show Cause Hearing.  The identity of the accused will not be released in order to protect the identity of the victims in this matter.