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Police Charge Man with Assault

December 5, 2022

Members of the North Bay Police Service have arrested and charged a 26-year old man with Assault.

The accused in this incident is Michel John MURPHY, male, age 26, of North Bay, who is charged with:

  • One count of Assault

On December 2, 2022, members of the North Bay Police Service responded to a report that the accused had assaulted a victim outside a residence on King Street West, North Bay. At approximately 12:30 p.m. the accused had accosted the victim, who was unknown to the accused, while repeatedly referring to the victim by an incorrect name and refusing to leave the victim’s property. A physical altercation between the accused and victim ensued, after which the accused left the area. The accused was located by police at approximately 1:00 p.m. the same day at the intersection of Third Avenue West and Cassells Street, North Bay, where he was arrested and charged.

The victim and accused are not known to one another.

The victim did not sustain physical injuries.

The accused was held pending a bail hearing at the North Bay Courthouse.