Peterborough man faces spousal assault charges: police

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A Peterborough man is facing assault and other charges after a domestic dispute at a residence on Monday afternoon.

According to the Peterborough Police Service, an argument broke out between a man and the victim. It’s alleged that during the argument, the man assaulted the victim.

The victim fled the residence and called police.

Officers arrived and arrested the man.

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A 35-year-old Peterborough man was charged with assault causing bodily harm involving choking; spousal assault: and uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm to a spouse.

The accused was held in custody and will appear in court on Tuesday.

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The name of the accused will not be released to protect the identity of the victim, police said.

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