Corner Brook Man Facing Assault Charge

At 12:27 am this morning, street patrol officers responded to a report of a disturbance inside a residence in the Townsite area of Corner Brook.

Upon arrival, police located person(s) involved outside the residence in the yard. After a brief investigation it was determined that an assault had taken place.

As a result of the investigation a 49 year old male resident of Corner Brook was arrested and charged with assault.

Due to the male being heavily under the influence of alcohol he was held under the Detention of Intoxicated Person Act and will be released to appear in court later today to answer to the charge.