Pictou County man facing assault charges

A 44-year-old Pictou County man is facing serious charges after a break-in and assault at a Blue Mountain home.

Pictou District RCMP responded to a complaint of a break, enter and assault at a home on Sherbrooke Road Tuesday night.

The caller reported a man had forced his way in, assaulted two people and caused damage to both the home and a vehicle parked outside.

A suspect was quickly located after fleeing the home and arrested.

Shane David Dunn has been charged with break and enter, mischief under $5,000, assault, and assault causing bodily harm.

Dunn has been remanded into custody and is scheduled to return to court May 28.

The RCMP say the accused and the victims are known to each other.