Two Injured After Assault

The RNC responded to a report of a disturbance at a Mount Pearl residence around 9 pm last evening.

Members apprehended a suspect related to the matter in the vicinity of the residence and held him under investigative detention.

The follow up investigation determined that the 50 year old male resident of Mount Pearl had assaulted two other male individuals with a weapon. One male adult male victim was uninjured however the second adult male victim received serious, but non-life threatening laceration to the facial area.

The injured victim was taken to hospital for medical treatment.

The suspect was charged with Assault with a Weapon, Assault Causing Bodily Harm and Uttering threats to Cause Bodily Harm. He was held in custody at HMP Lockup, to appear at Provincial Court this morning.