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St. John’s man charged with assault with a weapon

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Police report says victim released from hospital

A 22-year-old man is facing charges of assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, and breaches of court orders after an assault in the center city area of St. John’s Saturday afternoon.

According to a Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) report, around 12:30 p.m. officers responded to a report of an assault. 

With the help of the RNC’s criminal investigation division and forensic identification section, officers arrested the man. 

He was brought to the city lock-up to await a court appearance.

The report says the victim of the assault was admitted to hospital but has since been released.

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