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Violent Assault on College Avenue

Broadcast time: 12:25pm Date: December 31, 2020

A 33 year male from Port Lambton, Ontario suffered significant injuries yesterday after an altercation on College Avenue.

On December 30th, 2020 at approximately 4:30pm, Sarnia Police and Lambton EMS were dispatched to an apartment complex in the 100 block of College Avenue South after a man was reported to be bleeding and lying unconscious in a hallway. The investigation revealed that an altercation took place between the 33 year old victim and a 25 year old female from Sarnia. This altercation escalated when the accused, a 25 year old male from Petrolia, allegedly began striking the victim with a baseball bat. The female is also accused of striking the victim with the same baseball bat while the victim was being held by the other male.

The victim was transported to hospital by ambulance and was treated for his injuries.

The 25 year old male was arrested and charged with Assault Causing Bodily Harm, Assault with a Weapon and Failing to Comply with Release Order. He was held for a bail hearing and has since been released.

A warrant has been requested for the 25 year old female for Assault with a Weapon and Assault Causing Bodily Harm.

*Note: This was an isolated incident among persons known to each other. There is no concern for public safety at this time.

Constable Nelson Amaral

Community Services Branch

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 6137

Email: namaral@police.sarnia.on.ca