SIPEKNE’KATIK: Meteghan RCMP have laid charges in relation to the assault of Sipekne’katik Chief Michael Sack that occurred on Wednesday October 14, in New Edinburgh.
RCMP have charged 46-year-old, Chris Gerald Melanson, of Digby County with Assault.
Melanson was arrested yesterday evening, October 16, and has been released from custody on conditions. He is scheduled to appear in Digby Provincial Court December 21.
The investigation is ongoing.
The Nova Scotia RCMP will continue to take steps to ensure that those who unlawfully interfere with or threaten the safety of any person or property may be held accountable in accordance with the laws of Canada.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Meteghan RCMP at 902-645-2326. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.
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