Espanola Man Facing Charges After Alleged Knife Attack


The following is a release from the Ontario Provincial Police:

On October 20, 2021 at approximately 12:19 p.m., members from the Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an individual brandishing a knife on Panache Lake Road.


The complainant reported that they had just been attacked by a person with a knife. Police located and arrested one person.


As a result of the investigation, a 52 year-old, of Espanola, Ontario was charged with:



  • Aggravated Assault
  • Assault with a Weapon
  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Uttering Threats - Cause Death or Bodily Harm


The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario of Court of Justice in Espanola on January 10, 2022.

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