Man facing Aggravated assault charge after a physical altercation in Centretown

Posted On Wednesday June 16, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, June 16, 2021       4:20pm 

(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Central Criminal Investigation Unit has charged a man for an Aggravated Assault that occurred early this morning.

At approximately 1:40am, a physical altercation took place between two men in the middle of the street at the intersection of Somerset and Bay Streets. One of the men was rendered nearly unconscious during the struggle, as the other male continued to beat and stomp the victim’s body and head. The victim was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. He is now considered in stable condition.

Micheal MATHEWSIE, 26 years old of Ottawa was charged with Aggravated Assault.

He is scheduled to appear in court today.

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