The Dryden Police Service have laid assault with a weapon charges following a domestic violence incident, and are investigating the circumstances surrounding a suspicious fire.

On March 5, 2019, the DPS responded to a domestic incident after a 37-year-old male forcibly-entered a home in North Dryden. The male proceeded to assault a 35-year-old female and a 49-year-old male with a knife. The male victim was taken to the hospital for medical treatment, and was later released.

The accused, whose name has been withheld by the DPS to protect the identity of the victims, has been charged with two counts of domestic assault with a weapon, break and enter to a dwelling, and possession of a dangerous weapon. The accused remains in custody, and will appear in court on March 11.

Police are asking the public for any information that may relate to a suspicious fire on March 5, 2019. The overnight fire took place in an apartment building on Orvis Street, at roughly 1:30 a.m. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the DPS at 807-223-1137, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

The DPS is also investigating a break and enter into a garage in the area of Wilson Street, which occurred overnight on March 3, 2019. Items that were taken include a drill and a grinder. Anyone with any information regarding the missing property is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

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