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Smiths Falls man facing 12 charges after assault in Beckwith Street North area

Police say the victim suffered minor injuries.
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The Smiths Falls Police Service is charging a 26-year-old man with a number of offences, including assault causing bodily harm, after an incident in the Beckwith Street North area.

Officers responded to the area last Friday, February 19, at 1:14 p.m., and found that a man had broken into a home and assaulted a man inside.  

Police say the victim suffered minor injuries.

The suspect was found a short time later and placed under arrest.  

Dillion Gemmill is charged with:  

  • Unlawfully in a dwelling
  • Assault causing bodily harm
  • Uttering a threat to cause bodily harm
  • Possession of a prohibited weapon
  • Breach of his release order (five counts)
  • Breach of his probation release order conditions (three counts)

He was held in police custody for a bail hearing.

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