Saugeen Shores, Ontario Canada
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Assault Causing Bodily Harm in Port Elgin

January 5, 2021

Media Release

On December 31st, 2020 at approximately 11:30pm two men entered a Port Elgin residence of a man known to them.

While in the residence the two men assaulted the other man causing injuries.  After the alleged assailants left the residence the injured man attempted to convalesce on his own.

The next morning it became clear that he needed medical attention. The man was taken to Saugeen Memorial Hospital by friends.

After an assessment it was determined that the man suffered significant internal injuries.

On January 1st a 38 year old Port Elgin was arrested and held for a bail hearing.  A warrant of arrest is being sought for the other man involved.

Both men have been charged with:

  1. Assault Causing Bodily Harm
  2. Unlawfully in Dwelling House

If you have any information regarding this occurrence please call the Saugeen Shores Police Service at 519-832-9200 or make a report anonymously to CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)


Media Relations Officer

Sergeant Andy Evans


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