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Monday, January 20, 2020

Bracebridge Man Charged Following Serious Assault

Bracebridge | by Matt Sitler  

On Sunday at 8 pm Bracebridge OPP attended a residence on Pine Cone Drive after a dispute within the home escalated quickly.

A 23-year-old Bracebridge man is facing numerous charges following a serious assault Sunday evening.

On Sunday at 8 pm Bracebridge OPP attended a residence on Pine Cone Drive after a dispute within the home escalated quickly.

One man was assaulted with a weapon and transported to the hospital with serious, non-life-threatening issues and later released.

The victim reportedly suffered stab wounds to the back of the head.

Police conducted an investigation and have arrested and charged 23-year-old Steven McCarty of Bracebridge with the following:

Assault with a Weapon
Assault Causing Bodily Harm 
Uttering Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm 
Failing to Comply with Probation 

He will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Bracebridge for a Bail Hearing today.

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