Duncan man allegedly attacked with broken glass bottle

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Police are recommending a charge of aggravated assault against a Duncan man who allegedly attacked an acquaintance with a broken glass bottle.

Local Mounties say the incident occurred on Thursday morning.

"At approximately 8 a.m. the North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP was called to a residence in Duncan for an assault that had just occurred," detachment spokesman Cpl. Kevin Day said in an email to media.

A 53-year-old Duncan man called police from his home, where he returned after "suffering from multiple lacerations to his face and scalp."

The male, Day said, had been at an acquaintance's residence on Cliffs Road when he was allegedly assaulted by the acquaintance with a broken glass bottle.

"In addition to the lacerations on his face and scalp, the victim sustained defensive wounds on his hands and arms," Day said. "The victim was transported to Cowichan District Hospital by ambulance with non-life threatening injuries."

The 31-year-old male suspect, meanwhile, was located at his home and arrested by police.

He was later released from custody on conditions and is scheduled to appear in court later this month.


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