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Corner Brook man charged with assault with a weapon

The RNC is investigating reports that shots were fired at three people Sunday afternoon in the Cochrane Pond area.
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A 48-year-old Corner Brook man is facing three charges, including assault with a weapon, following an incident in the city Monday.

At 4:05 pm, operational patrol officers responded to a report that someone had been threatened and assaulted with a weapon.

It was reported that man had emerged from a home in the Broadway area and approached the complaint with an edged weapon and threatened to cause harm to him.

As a result of the investigation a 48-year-old man was arrested without incident and is held in custody for a court appearance later today. He will answer to charges of uttering threats, assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

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