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Sault suspect threw hot beverage in employee’s face, scratched another worker

A 30-year-old suspect has been charged with assault with a weapon following an incident Nov. 10 at a business in Sault Ste. Marie.

Police were called to respond to an assault at a business on Second Line West.

“While the accused had left the business prior to officers arriving, (the) investigation revealed they had thrown a hot beverage at one employee and pushed and scratched a second employee,” police said in a news release Monday.

“The employees sustained minor physical injuries. Police obtained a warrant for the accused’s arrest.”

Police arrested the accused at their home Nov. 19 and charged them with assault and assault with a weapon.

The accused was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 22. Top Stories

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