Cornwall woman assaults youth with bat

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Cornwall woman assaults youth with bat
Cornwall Police Service 2019 crest (Shawna O'Neill/Seaway News photo).

CORNWALL, Ontario – A 19-year-old Cornwall woman was arrested on Monday, July 8 and charged with the following:

  • Assault with a weapon
  • Aggravated assault
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Breach of youth probation for failing to remain in her residence, and failing to keep the peace.

It is alleged the woman assaulted a 17-year-old youth known to her using a bat, causing the youth to seek medical attention for her injuries.

Police were contacted and located the woman shortly thereafter. She was taken into custody, charged accordingly, and held for a bail hearing.

Her name was not released as the conditions stem from when she was a youth and is protected under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

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