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Bridgewater Police Service -- Public update re: Phoenix Street incident

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For Immediate Release
Bridgewater Police Service

Media Release
September 1, 2020 9:00 a.m.
*UPDATE*

A 26-year-old Bridgewater man has been charged for multiple offences after police investigation. Christopher Richard Kilfoy was remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in court on September 1, 2020. He faces charges of Assault with a Weapon, Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, Causing a Disturbance by Fighting and four Breaches of Court Orders.

PROS # 20201256138
Contact: Danny MacPhee, Deputy Chief, 902-543-2464

On August 30, 2020, at approximately 8:50 a.m., Bridgewater Police Service Patrol officers responded to a 911 call for an altercation on Phoenix Street, Bridgewater. Shortly after, Bridgewater Police Service received a second related call that an adult male had been injured and is at South Shore Regional Hospital for treatment. After investigating the matter in depth, it was determined that the male at the hospital was slashed with an edged weapon by another adult male on Phoenix Street. The injured male has since been released from hospital after receiving treatment for moderate injuries. The other male remains in police custody while the investigation continues.

Based on investigative details Police believe that there were additional witnesses to this altercation and that the involved parties were known to each other. There is no known threat to the community. Please contact Bridgewater Police Service or Crimestoppers if you have information that could assist in this ongoing investigation.

PROS # 20201256138
Contact: Danny MacPhee, Deputy Chief, 902-543-2464