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Youth facing assault with weapon charge in Cobourg

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Cobourg Police charged a male youth with assault with a weapon on Tuesday.

Police received a report of a dispute in which a male youth had assaulted an adult woman who was known to him. The woman received minor injuries and was treated at Northumberland Hills Hospital for her injuries.

As a result of the police investigation, the youth - who cannot be identified under the Youth Criminal Justice Act - was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon under the Criminal Code and released on a promise to appear and officer in charge undertaking with conditions.