The Timmins Police Service has charged a local woman with an assault-related Criminal Code offence stemming from an incident that occurred during the late afternoon hours of Friday, September 4th at a north end grocery store parking lot in Timmins.
The Timmins Police Service responded to an incident where a 61-year-old female person was physically assaulted by a female suspect in an unprovoked manner.
The assaulted woman sustained a facial injury during the altercation.
The woman was treated at the scene by responding EMS paramedics.
The suspect fled the scene on foot but her image was captured on store video monitoring equipment.
Based on the outcome of the investigation into the incident, Melissa IAHTAIL, 35, of Timmins was located and arrested yesterday evening.
She is charged with:
– Assault Cause Bodily Harm contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
– Fail to Comply with Probation Order contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
The suspect is known to the police, however, the suspect and the victim are not known to each other.
The accused person remains in police custody awaiting a bail hearing slated for this morning at Provincial Court in Timmins to answer to the charges laid against her.
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