N.B. man charged with forcible confinement, aggravated assault following incident
A 26-year-old man from Perth-Andover, N.B. is facing charges of forcible confinement and aggravated assault following an incident in the community early Tuesday morning.
Perth-Andover RCMP says at approximately 2 a.m. on June 8, officers responded to a report of an injured man in an apartment building on Main Street in Perth-Andover.
The injured man was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, and was later released.
Later Tuesday morning, officers searched a different apartment in the same building, where they believed the altercation had occurred.
Police say a 26-year-old man was arrested without incident, and officers seized a prohibited firearm and drugs.
Donald James Pirie of Perth-Andover appeared in Woodstock Provincial Court on Wednesday, and was charged with forcible confinement and aggravated assault.
He was ordered to undergo a five-day psychiatric assessment and is scheduled to return to court on June 15.
Police say the investigation is ongoing.