Police charge man for assault


**** HRP Media Release

Police charge man for assault

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Police have charged a man in relation to an assault that occurred in Dartmouth yesterday.

At approximately 9:45 p.m. police responded to a disturbance involving a group of people in the 100 block of Highfield Park Drive. Upon arrival, officers observed a man punch another man, causing the victim to fall to the ground. The suspect continued to threaten the victim as he was placed under arrest.

The victim was taken to hospital with what were believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.

A 20-year-old man is scheduled to appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court at a later date to face charges of assault causing bodily harm, uttering threats to cause bodily harm or death and breach of probation.

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