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Teenaged girl injured in assault

A Prescott teeanger is facing an assault charge after another teen was injured last week.

Grenville County OPP say that an 18-year-old man was charged with assault with a weapon, after officers were called to a home last Tuesday. The victim, a 15-year-old girl, was taken to hospital for what police say are “minor injuries.”

The man was released from custody and given a court date in Brockville. 

Police say the case is a reminder to seek help if you’re in an abusive relationship.

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You can contact the Assaulted Women’s Helpline at 1-866-863-0511 for support and advice. For the safety of a shelter at Interval House call 1-800-267-4409.

The Assault Response & Care Centre is also available for information and support at 1-800-567-7415. Victim Services of Grenville County is also available to provide emotional and practical assistance to people who have experienced domestic violence. They can be reached at 343-264-2676. In emergencies call 911.

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