Police lay charges following domestic incident

An Ontario Provincial Police cruiser. (Photo courtesy of the OPP)

Perth County OPP have laid charges following a domestic incident in West Perth.

On August 7th shortly after 8:30 p.m., officers responded to a report of an assault in the area of Trafalgar Street in Mitchell. Officers arrived and began an investigation, which resulted in a 43-year-old individual being charged with Assault Cause Bodily Harm РChoke, Suffocate, or Strangle. The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charge.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident should contact Perth County OPP or Crime Stoppers.