A 26 year old Fergus man has been charged with Assault after WCOPP responded to reports of an assault that occurred near St Andrews ST WE in Fergus in the early hours of July 30th Investigation revealed that two men had consumed some drinks together at a local restaurant then left the establishment. The victim started walking away when the accused called him back. When the victim came back to speak with the accused the accused immediately punched him in the face causing him to fall to the ground at which point the accused continued to hit the victim.
The victim was treated for injuries. Christopher Stevenson will appear in Guelph Criminal court on Sept 8 to answer to the charge.