Peterborough man accused of assault with baseball bat: Police

A Peterborough man faces charges including assault with a weapon involving a debate with two others. Peterborough Police Service

A Peterborough man has been arrested on a warrant for charges including assault with a weapon and uttering threats following an incident at a Peterborough residence.

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Police say on Tuesday around 11 a.m., the accused was at a residence when an argument broke out with a male and female. It’s alleged the man struck a male with a baseball bat and threatened both the male and female victims.

The alleged incidents were reported to police who attended but did not locate the suspect. A warrant was issued for the man’s arrest.

On Wednesday, the man attended the police station where he was arrested on the warrant, police said.

Ryan Daniel Dewagner, 31, of Hilliard Street was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon, two counts of uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm and two counts of failure to comply with a probation order.

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He was held in custody and appeared in court later Wednesday.


**NOTE: The initial version of this story said the man assaulted two people. It has been corrected.

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