Man arrested for weapons offences

By Lindsay Advocate

On May 25 an undercover officer employed by the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service was travelling on Russell Street West in Lindsay when he observed a disturbance taking place between a pedestrian and a motorist.

The pedestrian was observed to strike the operator of a stopped pick up truck, and then produce a hatchet which he used to threaten the driver.

The officer immediately intervened and arrested the pedestrian who was still armed with the hatchet.

Charged with assault, assault with a weapon, and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose is 23-year-old Jakob Manning of Lindsay.

The accused will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on June 28.

Police are interested in speaking with anyone who witnessed this incident.  Witnesses are asked to contact Detective Constable Mark Donaldson at (705)324-6307 ext. 524 or . Information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 800-222-8477.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.