North Bay man charged with domestic assault

North Bay man charged with domestic assault

Following an investigation into a 911 call regarding a domestic dispute, North Bay Police arrested and charged a 56-year old North Bay man yesterday with one count of assault.

It is alleged that on Monday, September 21st, 2015, at approximately 2 p.m., following a verbal argument between the accused and his common-law partner in their shared residence, the accused physically assaulted her. The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries as a result of the incident. A second verbal argument between the two on Tuesday prompted the complainant to call 911.

Police arrested the accused at his North Bay residence. He was held in custody for a bail hearing today. In the interest of protecting the identity of the victim, the North Bay Police Service will not be releasing the name of the accused.

Help is available for victims of domestic violence
If you are a victim of domestic violence in an emergency situation and require immediate help, call 911. If you would like to talk to someone about your domestic situation but do not feel ready to talk to police, Victim Services of Nipissing District can provide you with emotional and practical support. For more information, call: 705-472-2649 or visit victimservicesnipissing.com.