Construction site assault leads to charge for Brampton man


Published February 3, 2023 at 9:50 am

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A Brampton man has been charged after an alleged assault with a weapon at a worksite near Guelph last month.

Around 8:30 a.m. on Jan. 2., officers from the Wellington County OPP were called to a construction site on Rae Drive in Fergus, approximately 22 kilometres north of Guelph.

Police say there was “a disturbance” involving two people and one individual was assaulted with a weapon.

The victim suffered minor injuries and a 44-year-old Brampton man has been charged.

Dwayne P. Hazzard, 44, of Brampton has been charged with Assault with a Weapon. The accused is scheduled to appear in court in Guelph on March 8. None of the allegations have been proven in court.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. You can also leave tips anonymously by calling CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or visiting

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