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Man Arrested, Charged with Assault

November 22, 2021

On Thursday, November 18, 2021, members of the North Bay Police Service arrested and charged a 44-year old man with assault.

At approximately 8:15 a.m. on Thursday, November 18, 2021, members of the North Bay Police Service responded to reports of an assault that occurred outside a business on Oak Street, North Bay.

The accused in this incident is Shane DUCHARME, male, age 44 of North Bay, who is charged with:

  • One count of Assault
  • One count of Failure to comply with probation order

The victim in this incident was walking along Oak Street when the accused began verbally accosting the victim. The accused then approached and assaulted the victim. A witness to the incident yelled at the accused who then fled the area.

The victim suffered minor physical injuries from the assault.

The victim and accused were not known to one another.

Members of the North Bay Police Service located and arrested the accused inside the North Bay transit terminal.

The accused is currently in custody awaiting a bail hearing at the North Bay Courthouse.