Assault with a weapon charge

Ptbo police

A 35-year-old Omemee man has been charged with assault with a weapon following an investigation by Peterborough police.

In late June police were notified that over the last year, the accused allegedly struck a child with a belt.

The accused and child are related.

Yesterday the accused went to the Peterborough Police Station where he was charged.

His name will not be released to protect the identity of the victim.