A 28-year-old man has been charged in connection with an assault investigation in Uxbridge, Ont., police say.
Durham Regional Police said on Wednesday at around 2 a.m., officers received a report of a fight on Brock Street West.
Officers found an apartment building that was on fire with the blaze “spreading to multiple units.”
“Numerous residents were displaced as a result of the fire damage,” police said in a news release.
Officers said the Ontario’s Office of the Fire Marshal was contacted and is now investigating the blaze.
According to police, a male was found with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
Officers allege he was assaulted. Police said the man was taken to a local area hospital.
Jake Houston, 28, of Uxbridge, has been charged with aggravated assault and was held for a bail hearing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.
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