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Peterborough woman charged with assault with weapon in domestic incident: police

A Peterborough woman faces an assault charge following a domestic incident on Friday night. Peterborough Police Service

A Peterborough woman has been arrested and charged with assault with a weapon following a domestic incident on Friday night.

The Peterborough Police Service says officers were called to a residence for reports of an assault with a weapon. Police were told that a 19-year-old woman allegedly grabbed a kitchen knife and assaulted another adult family member.

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Officers attended and as a result of the investigation the woman was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon, police say.

She was held in custody and appeared in court on Saturday.

Because it was a domestic-based incident, police did not release the name of the accused in order to protect the identity of the victim.

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