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Orillia man accused of assaulting store employee

Assault charge laid after 'heated exchange' between customer and employee at Atherley Road business, say Orillia OPP
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An Orillia man has been charged after an employee was assaulted at a local business.

Shortly before 3 p.m. Tuesday, police were called to a business on Atherley Road for the report of a disturbance.

Officers arrived and witnessed “a heated exchange whereby an individual assaulted a store employee,” Orillia OPP stated in a news release.

As a result, Trevor Griffiths, 50, has been charged with assault. He was released on an undertaking and will be in Orillia court Aug. 9.