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Peterborough police retract assault charge

A Peterborough man is charged with assault following an altercation early Saturday.
A Peterborough man is charged with assault following an altercation early Saturday. Peterborough Police Service

UPDATE 2:05 p.m.

Peterborough police are retracting an assault charge issued in a press release earlier Monday.

In the initial release, police said around around 2:15 a.m. on Saturday, officers were dispatched to a Charlotte Street bar for an assault.

“It was reported that while the accused and male victim were outside the establishment the accused struck the victim in the face,” police stated.

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On Monday afternoon, police stated that a man initially charged – Dustin James Montgomery – is now “not being charged in relation to this incident.”

“No one has been charged in this incident,” stated Lauren Gilchrist, media relations and communications coordinator.

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