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Man charged with assaulting youth in Tweed, Ont.

On June 30 at approximately 1:15 a.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police were conducting general patrol duties on Hutchison Avenue in Elliot Lake when they observed a known person walking along the sidewalk who was breaching prior release conditions. (File Photo) On June 30 at approximately 1:15 a.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police were conducting general patrol duties on Hutchison Avenue in Elliot Lake when they observed a known person walking along the sidewalk who was breaching prior release conditions. (File Photo)
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A 31-year-old Tweed, Ont. resident is facing charges for allegedly assaulting a youth.

Ontario Provincial Police received a report on Thursday of an assault between an adult male and a child in Tweed.

Police say the investigation revealed "the level of force escalated beyond an acceptable level of parental discipline."

The man is facing charges of assault and uttering threats.

The name of the accused will not be released to protect the identity of the victim.

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