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Man arrested after alleged assault with weapon in Wasaga Beach

Second person being sought by police following incident with pellet gun Monday
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One person has been arrested and another is being sought by police after a reported assault with a weapon Monday in Wasaga Beach.

Shortly after 6 p.m., police responded to a residence where two people were assaulted with a pellet gun, Huronia West OPP stated in a news release. The victims suffered minor injuries.

A 31-year-old Wasaga Beach man was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon (two counts), careless use of a firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition, disguise with intent, failing to comply with a probation order (three counts), using a firearm while committing an offence (two counts), mischief under $5,000 (two counts), possession of a firearm or ammunition contrary to a prohibition order (two counts), possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, robbery using a firearm (two counts) and uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm (two counts).

The accused was held for a bail hearing scheduled to take place Tuesday in Barrie court.

Police are searching for a second suspect.

They believe this was an isolated incident and say there is no concern for public safety.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

Anonymous tips can be provided to Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or online at