A domestic dispute near Timiskaming Shores has resulted in an "assault with a weapon" charge.
OPP say just after midnight on January 23, Temiskaming OPP officers responded to a call about a domestic dispute, on Tenth Road in the municipality of Charlton and Dack.
Police say a man struck the victim with a bat and the incident was reported to police.
The victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was treated by the Temiskaming Emergency Medical Service.
An arrest was made and a search yielded a small quantity of suspected Fentanyl.
A 53-year-old resident of Gowganda is charged with:
- Assault with a weapon - spousal
- Uttering threats - cause death or bodily harm
- Mischief - domestic
- Possession of a schedule I substance - opioid
The accused was released by way of an undertaking, and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on February 9 in Temiskaming Shores.
The OPP say they will not be releasing the name of the accused in order to protect the identity of the victim.