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Peterborough man faces aggravated assault charge after Park Street residence incident

A Peterborough man was charged with aggravated assault following an incident Monday evening. Global News Peterborough file

A Peterborough, Ont.,  man is facing an aggravated assault charge after an incident Monday evening.

According to the Peterborough Police Service, around 6:15 p.m., officers responded to an altercation between two men at a residence on Park Street South. The complainant reported one of the individuals might still be in the home.

When officers arrived, they were informed a verbal argument had escalated, leading one of the men to punch the other in the head and stomp on him multiple times.

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The victim was transported to Peterborough Regional Health Centre with undisclosed injuries.

Officers searched the home and located a man in a room.

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Zacharia Warren, 28, of Peterborough was arrested and charged with aggravated assault.

He was held in custody and was scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Tuesday.

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