Rollo Bay West man charged with as­sault­ing girl

Journal Pioneer - - NEWS -

A Rollo Bay West man has been ar­rested and charged with as­sault­ing a 14-year-old girl. Fri­day morn­ing Kings District RCMP re­sponded to a com­plaint of an as­sault tak­ing place at a res­i­dence in that com­mu­nity.

Of­fi­cers found the 14-year-old girl with se­ri­ous fa­cial in­juries. She was trans­ported to Kings County Memo­rial Hos­pi­tal in Mon­tague by Is­land EMS. The ac­cused, a 23-year-old man, was ar­rested at the scene and is now in cus­tody.

He’ll face sev­eral charges, in­clud­ing as­sault caus­ing bod­ily harm, ut­ter­ing threats and point­ing a firearm. The man was sched­uled to ap­pear be­fore a jus­tice of the peace at pro­vin­cial court in Ge­orge­town later in the day.

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