On December 27, 2017 at 12:01 a.m., Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a family dispute on the 11th Line in the Municipality of Meaford resulting in the arrest of a 37-year old male.
The investigation revealed that a 63-year old male was assaulted while he was sleeping. The victim sustained several broken teeth as a result of the unprovoked assault.
The accused was charged with the Criminal Code offences of Assault Cause Bodily Harm and Fail to Comply with Probation. He was held for a bail hearing on December 27, 2017. A video remand is scheduled for January 8, 2018.
Anyone with information that can assist police is asked to contact Grey County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.