Charges pending against Pembroke resident

(PEMBROKE, ON) – The Upper Ottawa Valley Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently investigating after a person was assaulted with an edged weapon in a parking lot in the 400 block of Nelson Street in Pembroke. The incident took place at just after 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 14, 2020. The individual fled on foot. A suspect was arrested by police a short time later. The victim was taken to hospital by Renfrew County Paramedics with serious injuries. The injuries are considered non-life threatening at this time.

A 27-year-old Pembroke resident is in police custody and charges are pending. The incident is not considered a random act at this time. There was no threat to public safety.

The OPP’s Forensic Identification Services (FIS) is assisting with the investigation.

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