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Peterborough woman charged with break and enter, assault at residence: police

A Peterborough woman faces break and enter and assault charges. Global News Peterborough file

A Peterborough woman is facing break-and-enter and assault charges following an incident at a residence on Thursday evening.

According to the Peterborough Police Service, around 6:20 p.m., officers were called to residence in the Park Street North and Sherbrooke Street area about a disturbance.

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Police were informed the woman allegedly forced her way into a residence to retrieve a child who had sought shelter during the disturbance.

As a result, a 38-year-old woman is facing a charge of break and enter and assault.

The accused was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Feb. 16.

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To protect the identity of the victim in this domestic dispute, police said they are not releasing the name of the accused.

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