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Man charged after reported assault in Orillia: OPP

A man has been charged following an alleged assault at Rotary Place in Orillia.
A man has been charged following an alleged assault at Rotary Place in Orillia. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

A 47-year-old man has been charged after a man was reportedly assaulted at the Rotary Place in Orillia on Friday night, OPP say.

Shortly after 10 p.m., officers responded to a call where they found a man bleeding as a result of an altercation, police say.

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Police say the victim was assaulted after a verbal dispute and that a subsequent investigation formed grounds to charge a suspect.

Dwayne Palomaki, 47, now faces charges of assault causing bodily harm.

Palomaki was arrested on Saturday and released on a promise to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on July 23, OPP say.

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Anyone with further information can contact the Orillia OPP at 1-888-310-1122  or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

The investigation is ongoing.