Peterborough man arrested after allegedly attacking another man with a baseball bat

Peterborough police say the two men were known to one another. Global Peterborough

A Peterborough man has been arrested and charged with assault with a weapon following an incident at a multi-unit residence on Hunter Street East on Sunday.

The Peterborough Police Service says that around 4:30 p.m., officers were called to the residence following reports of an assault.

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Police said officers were informed that one man had allegedly struck another man with a wooden baseball bat. The two people are known to each other, police added.

As a result of the investigation, police arrested one man.

Kevin Francis Dwyer, 49, of Hunter Street East, was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon.

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He appeared in weekend and statutory holiday court on Sunday, was remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear again in court on Monday, police said.

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