OPP investigate assault incident at an Alfred home

On Friday July 5, 2019, at approximately 9 p.m., members of the Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an assault incident at a residence in Alfred, Ontario.

OPP officers and the Prescott-Russell Paramedic Service located a 28-year-old male in front of his residence, with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. He was transported to hospital.

The investigation revealed that four people attended the victim’s residence, where two assaulted the victim and then fled the scene in a vehicle.

On Saturday July 6, 2019, the Hawkesbury and SD&G OPP Crime Unit, with the assistance of the Cornwall Police Service, executed search warrants at two residences in Cornwall, Ontario, resulting in the arrest of four suspects.

A 38-year-old man and a 51-year-old man, both of Cornwall, Ontario have been charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with Aggravated Assault. The 38-year-old was also charged with Fail to Comply with Recognizance.

These accused will remain in custody until a scheduled court appearance.

A 27-year-old woman and a 49-year-old woman, both of Cornwall, have been charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with:

– Aggravated Assault

– Accessory after the fact to commit an offence

These accused were released and are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice located in L’Orignal on August 7, 2019.

Louise Sproule

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