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2 arrested following robbery and assault in Lindsay: police

Police in Lindsay have arrested two people in connection to a Sept. 2 assault and robbery. File

Police in Lindsay, Ont., say a second arrest has been made in connection with an assault incident last week.

Around 7:30 a.m. on Sept. 2, City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service officers responded to a call about an assault in the Devan Court area. Police say they found an injured male who was treated by paramedics for serious injuries.

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Police say the assault occurred sometime during the early hours of Sept. 2 and was believed to be an isolated incident.

Investigators say video surveillance in the area helped to identify suspects, two of whom were arrested on back-to-back days.

On Tuesday, Jason Cogar, 37, of Fenelon Falls, was arrested and charged with breaking into and entering a dwelling house, aggravated assault, assault with a weapon and robbery. He was held in custody to attend a bail hearing in court in Lindsay.

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On Wednesday, Christopher Wilson, 35, of Lindsay, was arrested and charged with robbery with violence, aggravated assault, assault with a weapon, and breaking into and entering a dwelling house. He was held in custody for a bail hearing.

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