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Clinton Stabber Facing Domestic Assault Charges

(CENTRAL HURON, ON) – A Huron County man is facing a number of charges including Assault with a Weapon charges following an occurrence that took place last week in Clinton.

Just before 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 10, 2020 Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a call for assistance on Victoria Street in Clinton.

Upon arrival police learned there was a confrontation on the street between the accused and a group of five people. The accused yelled threats toward the group then ran across the street toward the group whereupon he assaulted some members of the group with a knife. One of the victims sustained significant but non-life threatening injuries and two others sustained minor injuries.

The accused fled the scene however later that night was taken into custody by Huron County OPP without incident.

The subsequent investigation revealed the accused also committed a domestic assault. 

The accused, a Huron County resident is facing the following charges:

  • Spousal Assault – 2 counts
  • Utter Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm – 5 counts
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Assault with a Weapon – 2 counts
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose

The accused remains in custody with a court appearance scheduled for today at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.

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