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Media Release 12 February 2020



Family Dispute leads to charges

In the midafternoon on the 11th of February 2020 Port Hope Police Officers responded to a family dispute in the Municipality’s West end. Upon arrival Police met with a 17 year old complainant who relayed information about an alleged assault on her by a step-sibling.  The step –sibling was not present at the time. Police determined an argument had ensued between the complainant and the 26 year old step-sibling which became heated and physical.  The accused male was arrested shortly after when he attended the Port Hope Police Station upon request by Police.  He is charged with assault and mischief to the victim’s property. He will appear in court at the end of March. No names will be released to protect the identity of the victim.  



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