3 Belleville youths charged following assault that sent man to hospital

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Three youths have been charged following a violent assault of a man in his 30s in Belleville.

Police say the robbery occurred at 12:30 a.m. on May 6 in the city’s southwest region.

Officers were patrolling a neighbourhood when they say they came upon an assault in progress.

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A man in his 30s was attacked and left unconscious in the street. The man was sent to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police later arrested three people.

On May 7, police say three teens, two 15-year-olds and a 17-year-old, were charged with assault with a weapon and assault causing bodily harm.

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Police are asking anyone with information about the alleged assault to contact Det. Const. Bested at 613-966-0882 ext. 2306 or by email at Tips can be given anonymously through Quinte Crime Stoppers.

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