(RIPLEY, ON) – The South Bruce Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating a serious assault that was reported in the Village of Ripley.
On September 4, 2022, at 11:46 p.m., the South Bruce OPP received a report of a serious assault at a residence along Jessie Street. Officers attended the scene with members of the Ripley-Huron Fire Department and Bruce County Emergency Medical Services (EMS).
A 57-year-old resident of Huron-Kinloss Township was transported to a London hospital where they are receiving treatment for life-threatening injuries.
Daniel PATON, 26-years-old of Huron-Kinloss Township has been charged with Aggravated Assault. The accused currently remains in custody.
The South Bruce OPP and the South Bruce OPP Crime Unit are continuing to investigate under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB).
This is an isolated incident and there is no threat to public safety.