Corner Brook man charged with assault, forcible confinement

TC Media
Published on August 9, 2014

A 65-year-old man from Corner Brook has been charged with assault and forcible confinement as a result of an ongoing investigation by the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary into an incident alleged to have taken place July 12.

The victim was a woman and both were known to one another. The woman was not seriously hurt as a result of the incident, which police said involved the man preventing the woman from leaving a home.

The man has been released from custody and will appear in provincial court Sept. 23