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Police Charge Two Young Offenders with Assault

October 3, 2022

Members of the North Bay Police Service have arrested and charged two Young Offenders in relation to a September 15, 2022, assault in the area of Lake Heights Road and Madelena Drive.

The accused in this incident are both Young Offenders. Both accused are charged with one count each of:

  • Assault Causing Bodily Harm
  • Assault

In accordance with Canada’s Youth Criminal Justice Act, the North Bay Police Service cannot release the name or identifying information of the Young Offenders.

On September 15, 2022, members of the North Bay Police Service responded to a report of an assault in the area of Lake Heights Road and Madelena Drive. The victims and one of the accused are known to one another. The victims had agreed to meet with the accused who was known to them in the area of Lake Heights Road and Madelena Drive. Upon meeting each other, that accused began assaulting the male victim with a blunt object. The female victim attempted to intervene and stop the assault, at which point the same accused also assaulted her. While these events were unfolding, the other accused had been hiding in an area of bush, at which point that accused emerged and also assaulted the male victim. Both accused then fled the area.

After an investigation by police, one of the accused was arrested on September 23, 2022, the other accused was arrested on October 1, 2022.

The victims in this incident sustained minor, non-life threatening physical injuries as a result of the assault.

The accused arrested on September 23, 2022, was released on an Undertaking. The other accused was held pending a bail hearing at the North Bay Courthouse.