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Peterborough man accused of slashing ‘missing’ person

A Peterborough man faces charges after allegedly slashing a female at a Bolivar Street residence. Peterborough Police Service/Twitter

A 19-year-old Peterborough man faces charges after allegedly slashing a person who was reported missing.

On Wednesday, police were investigating a report of a missing person. It led them to a Bolivar Street address where the missing female was located (her age was not disclosed).

Police said they learned a man allegedly slashed the individual several times with a sharp instrument and threatened to kill her.

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Tyler Bright, of no fixed address, was charged with assault with a weapon, uttering threats and breach of probation.

He was held in custody to appear before the courts on July 5.

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