Bonavista RCMP are investigating an assault with a weapon and assault causing bodily harm following a serious incident in the town. On Monday, at approximately 11:00 p.m., police responded to a two-vehicle collision that had occurred in a parking lot in Bonavista.

All three occupants of one of the vehicles were taken to hospital. One person had to be removed from the vehicle with the assistance of the Bonavista Fire Department. As a result of the initial investigation, a 26-year-old man has been charged with multiple counts of assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm and one count of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.

He has been remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear in Clarenville provincial court on Friday. The investigation is continuing.

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