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Man charged for serious assault in Pictou County

A 17 year old suffered serious injuries to his head during the assault.
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(Meghan Groff/

A 23 year old Thorburn, Pictou County man has been charged following a serious assault at the end of January.

Pictou County RCMP were called to a compalint of an assault inside a home on Merigomish Road on January 28th.

Officers discovered a 17 year old man inside the home who suffered serious head and facial injuries.

He was taken to hospital in Halifax, where he remain with serious injuries.

The suspect, 23-year-old James Kirk Sim of Thorburn was later arrested for the incident and has been charged with Aggravated Assault, Uttering Threats and Assault.

Sim will appear in Pictou Provincial Court in April.


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