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Man charged with assault with a weapon

An altercation led to a Barrie man being struck with a steel water bottle
2018-07-27 Barrie police HQ RB
Barrie police headquarters on Sperling Drive. Raymond Bowe/BarrieToday
Investigators with Barrie Police Service have arrested and charged a 34-year-old male from Angus with Assault with a Weapon.

On Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, a 25-year-old Barrie male had been a passenger in the backseat of a motor vehicle when he was assaulted. The altercation occurred while the accused had been driving which resulted in the accused striking the victim with a steel water bottle. The victim did sustain substantial but non-life threatening injuries to his head and face

The accused was arrested on Thursday, August 9, 2018, and is scheduled to appear in a Barrie bail court Thursday afternoon.