On November 16, 2016, at 10:24am, members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a domestic dispute at an apartment in Elliot Lake.
Investigation revealed that an argument ensued between a male and female at their apartment. The 24-year-old female was arrested and charged with: Assault with a weapon – spousal, contrary to section 267(a) of the Criminal Code.
The accused will appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Elliot Lake on January 3, 2017. The OPP will not be releasing the name in order to protect the identity of the victim.
Victims in abused relationships are not alone. If you are in an abusive relationship or know someone who is, there are local resources here to help. You can visit the Victim Services of East Algoma website at: victimservicesalgoma.ca