Chapleau Resident Charged With Spousal Assault

A Chapleau resident's facing an assault charge after a domestic dispute over the weekend.

Superior East Ontario Provincial Police say they responded to an incident in Chapleau around 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon, with investigation into the dispute leading to the arrest of a 38-year-old on a charge of assault - spousal.

The person - who is not identified, in order to protect the victim's identity - has been released with a court date next month.

Superior East OPP emphasize victims in abusive relationships are not alone and there are local resources to help, such as Wawa and Area Victim Services and CHADWIC Home.