Aggravated Assault Arrest:
A 22-year-old Peterborough man has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault following a Tuesday night incident in the downtown.
Shortly after 8 p.m. on December 17, 2019 the accused and male victim, along with other parties, became involved in a verbal dispute in the area of George and Simcoe Streets. During the incident the victim was assaulted and sustained injuries to his face. A passerby called 9-1-1 and officers were dispatched to the area. The male was taken via ambulance to a local hospital for treatment to his injuries.
Through the investigation the accused was identified. On the night of December 18, 2019 officers attended a Peterborough residence where, as a result of the investigation, the accused was placed under arrest.
Joshua Christopher Geraghty, 22, of no fixed address, Peterborough, is charged with the following:
- Aggravated assault
- Fail to comply with a probation order
The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (Dec. 19).