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OPP investigating after 2 people assaulted with pellet gun in Simcoe County

Huronia West OPP (Twitter) Huronia West OPP (Twitter)

A Wasaga Beach man faces a series of charges after police say two people were assaulted with a pellet gun, and they are looking for a second suspect.

Officers with the Huronia West OPP Crime Unit say the incident happened Thursday evening in Wasaga Beach.

Police say the two people suffered minor injuries.

A 31-year-old was arrested and charged with several offences, including assault with a weapon, careless use of a firearm, disguise with intent, failing to comply with a probation order, mischief, robbery using a firearm, uttering threats and more.

He was held for a bail hearing and has a future court date scheduled to answer to the charges.

Police are "actively searching" for the second person involved in the incident, which officers believe was isolated.

"There is no concern for public safety at this time," OPP noted in a release.

Police continue to investigate and ask anyone with information on the incident to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Top Stories

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