Port Sydney man charged with assault after fight Friday night

PORT SYDNEY A Moosonee man was taken to hospital last Friday with serious injuries after an early morning assault.

Police were called to Muskoka Road 10 Friday after a report of an assault on a 61-year-old Moosonee man.

Provincial police say that on March 1, 2019, at about 1:50 a.m., officers from the Huntsville OPP detachment were called to Muskoka Road 10, in Port Sydney, to investigate a fight between to adult males.

The 61-year-old victim wondered off from the scene of the fight and was quickly located by police. He was transported to Huntsville District Memorial Hospital with serious injuries.

Huntsville OPP uniform members and the Muskoka Crime Unit are conducting an investigation into an altercation.

George Butcher, 62, of Port Sydney, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault.

He will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Huntsville on Wednesday April 3, 2019 to answer to his charge.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can submit your information online at www.p3tips.com or if you have any information on this crime or any other crime. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.00. You can follow Crime Stoppers of Simcoe Dufferin Muskoka on Twitter or Facebook.