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Port Hope man charged with assault at dog park: Northumberland OPP

A Port Hope man was charged with assault following an incident at an off-leash dog park. OPP

A Port Hope, Ont., man faces an assault charge following an altercation at a dog park in the town’s east end on Tuesday.

According to Northumberland OPP, around 11 a.m. it’s alleged a man tried to prevent another from entering a fenced-in area of the off-leash dog park on Baulch Road.

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During the altercation, one of the individuals allegedly assaulted the other.

As a result of the investigation, OPP said on Friday that one person was arrested.

Michael Rowland, 72, of Port Hope, was charged with assault.

He was released and is scheduled to appear in court in Cobourg on Jan. 13, 2021.

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