Metal Bat Used in Assault

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On June 24, 2024, officers with Patrol Services charged 18-year-old Hestin Ketola with assault with a weapon.

On June 23, 2024, 911 Communicators received a report of someone hitting a victim with a metal bat in the 600 block of Albert Street. The following day, an investigation revealed their identity as the accused, who was already in custody for a similar offence occurring on the evening of June 23.

Officers attended the Algoma Treatment and Remand Centre and re-arrested the accused.

The accused is charged with:

  • Assault with Weapon
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order

The accused continues to be held in custody pending a bail hearing.

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