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Barrie man charged with assault

Barrie man charged with assault
July 22nd, 2019 - Police & the Community

On Saturday, July 20, 2019, Barrie Police responded to a report of an assault that had occurred at the L.A. Fitness location at Park Place plaza in the City of Barrie.

Upon arrival, witnesses were able to provide police with a description and the suspect was quickly arrested a short distance away.

In the course of the investigation, officers were given an indication that there may be evidence located within the suspect’s vehicle, located at Park Place. Out of an abundance of caution, L.A. Fitness was evacuated and an area was cordoned off. The investigation was completed without incident, and the area was reopened to the public shortly after.

A 28-year-old Barrie man has been charged with:

  • Assault Causing Bodily Harm
  • Assault
  • Assault a Peace Officer
  • Uttering Threats

The accused appeared in an Ontario Court of Justice in Barrie on Monday, July 22, 2019.

Occurrence #: BA19040145
Prepared by: Jennett Mays, Corporate Communication Coordinator