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News Release: July 2, 2017

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Prepared by: M. MELLISH
Posted: July 2, 2017
Occurrence Type: Assault
Occurrence #: BA17032342
Date: Saturday, July 1, 2017 - 5:00pm

On July 1, 2017, a 24 year old female and 26 year old male were partaking in Canada Day celebrations and consuming alcohol at a downtown Barrie establishment.

At approximately 5:00 p.m. the male had been cut off from service due to his behavior and intoxicated state, and the two parties left the establishment.

The male became angry with the female and assaulted her, tearing her shirt in the process.

Officers on patrol in the area were flagged down by witnesses who assisted the female.

The male was arrested for assault and transported to the Barrie Police station and held for a bail hearing.