Man arrested for alleged assault during rally in Brampton

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Published March 6, 2021 at 2:45 am

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Police have made an arrest following a recent assault investigation in Brampton.

Around 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 28, a 40 year old Brampton woman was with her husband driving in a rally in the area of Mississauga Road and Queen Street.

During this time, a man reportedly stepped in front of the vehicle.

“The victim exited her vehicle, there was an altercation, and she was assaulted,” said police. “She did not sustain any injuries.”

On Friday, March 5, a 27 year old Brampton man was arrested and charged with assault.

He is scheduled to attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on May 5, 2021.

Police say they’re aware of an upcoming rally and support the right to peaceful and lawful assembly, but will not tolerate violence or criminality.

“All reported incidents will be investigated, and those involved may be charged,” police said.

“At this time, our region remains under the stay-at-home order. All gatherings, rallies, protests, and peaceful assembly must follow existing Provincial Regulations and City By-Laws. Tickets may be issued to individuals or organizers who do not comply with this order.”

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