Man accused of assaulting woman with weapon
CORNER BROOK — A Corner Brook man is in custody after he was charged with assaulting a woman with a weapon on multiple occasions. According to the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary, the woman suffered injuries to her face and head, but the injuries are not life-threatening.
The victim and the man charged, Benny Arthur Roberts, are known to one another and police have said the charges were the result of an ongoing investigation. Roberts was charged with three counts of assault with a weapon and being unlawfully in a dwelling.
He appeared before a provincial court judge Saturday.