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Arrest made in Lowertown assault with weapon

Not many details have been released about the incident which left one man with serious injuries.
2019-11-12 assault suspect
Dennis Guthrie, 41, of Ottawa. Photo/ Ottawa Police Service

A 41-year-old Ottawa man is set to appear in court facing serious charges, including aggravated assault and assault with a weapon, after an incident on Cumberland Street in Lowertown.

The incident happened on Remembrance Day at Murray Street, and left one man with serious, but not-life-threatening injuries.

Police have not released any other details about the incident.

Dennis Guthrie is due in court, Friday, facing the following charges:

  • Assault with a weapon
  • Aggravated assault
  • Weapons dangerous
  • Uttering threats
  • Breach of probation

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call the Central Criminal Investigation Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5166. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or 

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