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Wawa man faces assault, weapons charges

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NEWS RELEASE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
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WAWA - On Wednesday Nov. 1, 2017, at approximately 3:45 p.m., members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment responded to a local Wawa address regarding a threatening incident. At the scene, investigation revealed that the male in question had threatened two other persons.  

As a result a 41-year-old Wawa, Ont. male was arrested and charged with the following offences:

  • two counts adult uttering threats - cause death or bodily harm contrary to section 264.1(1)(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada,
  • adult assault with a weapon contrary to section 267(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada,
  • adult fail to comply with recognizance contrary to section 145(3) of the Criminal Code of Canada.

The accused was transported to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario for bail hearing on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017.

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