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North Bay police lay charges after clash between two groups on King Street East

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North Bay police released a few more details about the disturbance on King Street East on Tuesday morning.

There was an altercation between two groups of people outside a home on the residential street across from a French Catholic elementary school shortly before 8 a.m., Const. Merv Shantz said in an email Wednesday morning.

North Bay police have cordoned off several homes on King Street East. Feb. 20/24 (Eric Taschner/CTV Northern Ontario)

"Several people were taken into custody and some charges were laid," Shantz said.

"There were no serious injuries."

Police said it is believed to be an isolated incident and there are no public safety issues.

Shantz said the incident is still being sorted out by investigators and a full news release about the incident will be available Thursday morning. 

Police had the sidewalk in front of three homes on King Street East cordoned off on Tuesday and numerous evidence markers were observed on the snowy ground.

A neighbour who lives near the scene who didn't want to be named said they observed the forensics van and police using a drone after the incident, but didn't hear anything prior to officers showing up.

More information to follow on this developing news story.

Evidence markers on the sidewalk of King Street East in North Bay following a disturbance Tuesday morning. Feb. 20/24

Evidence markers on the sidewalk of King Street East in North Bay following a disturbance Tuesday morning. Feb. 20/24

Evidence markers on the sidewalk of King Street East in North Bay following a disturbance Tuesday morning. Feb. 20/24

Police drone in the air at King Street East crime scene after a disturbance Tuesday morning. Feb. 20/24

North Bay police officer at scene of disturbance on King Street East. Feb. 20/24 (Eric Taschner/CTV Northern Ontario)

Heavy police presence in North Bay on King Street East on Tuesady morning following a disturbance. Feb. 20/24 (Eric Taschner/CTV Northern Ontario)

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