Three Persons Charged Following a Grimsby Disturbance Incident

Just after 12:30 Sunday afternoon, Niagara Regional Police responded to a report of a fight and disturbance in Grimsby. Officers attended to a plaza parking lot on Main Street West near Mountain Street and located a 37-year-old man from Brantford with injuries consistent with an edged weapon. Officers provided first aid until Niagara EMS paramedics arrived. The 37-year-old man was transported to an out of region hospital for further care of serious injuries, which are believed to be life altering. Police determined that the 37-year-old man had arrived in the parking lot and damaged the exterior of a small business. A man in his 70s witnessed the damage and confronted him. The 37-year-old man with out provocation struck the older man. Two men from the small business intervened, during which time the man from Brantford was injured.  The two men related the to small business have been arrested. The 37-year-old Brantford man has been arrested and faces several charges.  A 39-year-old man from St. Catharines and the 44-year-old man from Grimsby have each been arrested and charged with aggravated assault. The Victims Bill of Rights prohibits the NRPS from identifying victims of crime. As the persons charged in this incident are also victims their identities are not being released. The investigation remains ongoing.