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Peterborough police make arrests following assault reports

Peterborough police arrested made arrests for assault in two separate incidents on Feb. 1, 2023. Peterborough Police Service

Police in Peterborough, Ont., made a pair of assault arrests in separate incidents on Wednesday.

In the first incident around 4:15 p.m., Peterborough Police Service officers responded to an assault in the area of Water and Brock streets. Police say a man was standing in a line when another man approached him, punched him in the face and fled.

The assailant was located a short time later.

A 45-year-old man was charged with assault and failing to comply with a probation order to keep the peace and be of good behaviour.

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

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Tenant dispute

In the second incident around 6 p.m., officers responded to an altercation between two tenants at a residence.

Police learned one individual punched the other several times in the face.

A 35-year-old Peterborough man was charged with assault.

He was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear in court on Feb. 21.

 

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