Teen allegedly assaults ex-girlfriend with scissors

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Teen allegedly assaults ex-girlfriend with scissors
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CORNWALL, Ontario – A 17-year-old Cornwall youth was arrested on April 3, 2019 and charged with the following:

  • Assault x 3
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Criminal harassment
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Threats

It is alleged between Nov. 2018 and March 2019, the youth assaulted his ex-girlfriend on three occasions and on another occasion, was in possession of a pair of scissors used to assault her. The youth further made threats to harm his ex-girlfriend and repeatedly followed her, despite being warned not to. Police were contacted and an investigation ensued. On April 3, 2019, the youth was taken into custody, charged accordingly and held for a bail hearing. His name was not released as per provision of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.


There were 54 calls for service in the City of Cornwall in the last 24 hours (8 a.m. previous day to 8 a.m. this morning). To see what’s happening in your neighbourhood visit our Crime Plot Map. The CPS reserves the right to not post all calls for service in order to protect the identity of the victims.

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