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Barrie boy arrested after alleged assault leaves female victim hospitalized


A Barrie teen faces serious charges after an alleged altercation in a parking lot that police say sent a female to the hospital.

Provincial police say the assault happened in the Yonge Street strip mall parking lot in Midland on Sunday evening, shortly before 8 p.m.

Officers arrived to find the area filled with onlookers and the victim on the ground.

Paramedics assessed her and took her to a local hospital for treatment.

The suspect, a 16-year-old boy, was arrested at the scene.

The teen, whose identity is protected under the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA), is charged with assault causing bodily harm - choke, suffocate or strangle, and two counts of failing to comply with a sentence, contrary to the YCJA.

Police encourage anyone with information on this incident to contact the authorities or Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous. Top Stories

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