Arrest made in Petrolia assault investigation

(Photo by OPP West Region Twitter)

Lambton OPP have arrested a suspect in connection with an assault in Petrolia that happened in the early morning hours of October 31.

Police and Lambton EMS were called to a residence on Grove Street at 1 a.m.

When officers arrived they observed an adult individual with multiple injuries, consistent with an edged weapon. They were treated at a hospital out of town.

On Wednesday, police announced that Justin Porteous, 20, of Petrolia was arrested and charged with assault.

The accused will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Sarnia at a later date.

The investigation remains ongoing and police said further updates will be provided when available.