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Toronto man arrested in Port Perry for assault, impaired related incident

DAN CEARNS The Standard

SCUGOG: Durham Regional Police arrested and charged a 29-year-old Toronto man in Port Perry, on Saturday, September 30th, for assault and for operating a boat while impaired.

According to the Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS), “at approximately 11:40 a.m., members of North Division responded to an unknown trouble call, in the area of Regional Road 21 and Highway 12 in Port Perry.”

“It was reported, a male was assaulting a female on the side of the roadway. Police located the female and she was treated for minor injuries on scene. The male suspect fled, prior to police arrival, and was last seen at the Port Perry Marina. The Durham Regional Police Marine Unit was called in and located the male, operating a boat on Lake Scugog. The male was arrested, without incident, and his boat was towed back to the marina,” a DRPS press release added.

The police have not released the name of the suspect, who was later “released on an undertaking.”

The two charges the suspect faces are assault, and failure or refusal to comply with a breath demand.

Anyone who has further information on this case is being asked to contact Detective/Constable Clements, of the Major Crime unit, at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5395.

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