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Elderly Resident Charged with Assault with a Weapon after Dispute in Seaforth

(HURON EAST, ON) – Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated a dispute that took place in Seaforth on Wednesday April 3rd that resulted in criminal charges for a Huron East resident.

On April 3rd, 2024, just after 7:00 p.m. Huron OPP officers received a report of dispute at an address on Main Street in Seaforth, in the Municipality of Huron East. Two males were arguing while police were present, when one of the males drove their pickup truck directly at the other male on foot, almost striking them with the vehicle. The driver was immediately arrested and charged.

William HUNT, 76 years-of-age from Huron East has been charged with the following offences:

–      Assault with a Weapon,

–      Dangerous Operation.

The accused was processed and later released with a court appearance scheduled at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich on May 27th, 2024.