Victim Hit In Back Of Head – Repeat Offender Arrested – Justin REID

(MEAFORD, ON) – On July 8, 2020 at 11:33 p.m. Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a disturbance at an apartment complex at Highway 6 & 10, in the Municipality of Meaford.

OPP officers attended and located a victim, who had been struck in the back of the head with an unknown object, causing a minor head injury. The victim was transported to hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

As a result of this investigation, Grey Bruce OPP have charged Justin REID, 23 years-of-age, of no fixed address, with the following offences:

Assault with a weapon, section 267(a) Criminal Code of Canada (CC)

Two counts of failure to comply with Release Order, section 145(5)(a) CC

Two counts of failure to comply with Probation Order, section 733.1(1) CC

The accused was held for a bail hearing in Ontario Court of Justice on July 9, 2020.

Anyone with information that can assist Grey Bruce OPP with this investigation, call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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