Man Smashed In Head With Glass Bottle By Two Assailants In Washroom Of Downtown Bar

From a Peterborough Lakefield police release today...

Assault with a Weapon Arrest

On February 9, 2013 at approximately 1:30 am, the victim was at a downtown bar and entered the washroom just prior to leaving.  While in the washroom the victim was struck in the head with a glass bottle by an unknown male.  A second male also hit the victim with a bottle.  The victim was able to notify security of the incident.  Security observed two males leave the washroom shortly after the incident and then leave the bar.  Security contacted police and followed the males on George Street.  The two suspects became aware that they were being followed by security and ran in opposite directions.  Police with the assistance of security arrested one of the males. 

As a result of the investigation Darren Beadle, 35 years of Oshawa was charged with assault with a weapon.  Beadle was held in custody for court on February 9, 2013. 

The victim sustained a large laceration to his head and was kept at PRHC for precautionary reasons. 

Anyone with information on the identity of the second suspect or the incident is asked to call the Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service at 705-876-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.


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