August 29, 2018 1:43 pm

Man arrested after woman seriously assaulted in North Sydney

Police believe both the suspect and victim are known to each other.

Marieke Walsh/Global News File
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A 48-year-old man has been charged with assault and forcible confinement after a woman was seriously assaulted in North Sydney, N.S., early Wednesday morning.

Cape Breton Regional Police say the incident happened in the Pierce Street just after midnight.

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Police say the woman sustained serious, but non-life-threatening injuries. The man was arrested at the scene.

Police believe both are known to each other.

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The suspect is also facing a charge of breech of an undertaking. He’s scheduled to appear in court Wednesday afternoon.

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