Peterborough man charged with assault at apartment: police

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A Peterborough man faces assault and other charges following an early morning incident at an apartment. Daniel Allan/Getty Images/File

A Peterborough man has been charged with assault and other charges after an incident at an apartment early Saturday.

According to the Peterborough Police Service, around 12:50 a.m., police say a 49-year-old man called to report an assault by a known man who he forcefully removed from his residence.

The accused also reportedly broke a window in the apartment door and was attempting to gain entry.

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Police located the accused at the apartment door.

Devon Littlefield, 25, of Peterborough, was arrested and charged with assault, uttering threats and mischief under $5,000.

While searching the accused, police located a small quantity of drugs in his possession. He was further charged with possession of a Schedule I substance.

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He was held in custody and attended court on Saturday, where he was released from custody. He is scheduled to attend court on Dec. 9.

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