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Burlington man charged with assault after altercation outside Peterborough bar

A Burlington man was charged with assault causing bodily harm following an altercation outside a Peterborough bar last month. Pixabay

A Burlington, Ont., man has been charged with assault causing bodily harm following an altercation outside a Peterborough bar last month.

Peterborough Police Service say on March 31, the man was evicted from a bar on George Street North. Police say while outside the establishment, the accused allegedly struck a man in the face who attempted to speak to him.

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Police say the individuals did not know each other.

The accused left the area on foot. The victim was taken to hospital.

On April 2, a warrant was issued for the arrest of the accused. On Saturday, the accused attended the police station where he turned himself into police.

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Alexander Spasic, 35, of Paula Court, Burlington, was charged with assault causing bodily harm.

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He was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on April 25.

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