Terrace man charged following serious assault

A Terrace man faces two charges following an incident on Park Avenue Thursday evening.

According to Terrace RCMP, on Feb. 8 police were called to the 5000 block of Park Avenue around 6:20 p.m. for a report of a badly beaten man asking for 911 assistance.

“Police attended and were advised the suspect was in possession of a firearm,” reads an RCMP press release. “A perimeter was established and the police dog was able to track a man and a woman who were trying to hide behind a snow pile. The two were arrested without incident. The victim was transported to hospital with numerous injuries.”

Larry Brian McCarthy, 36, was charged with one count of Assault Causing Bodily Harm and one count of Fail to Comply with a Probation Order.

He was held in custody by police and later released by a judge on a Recognizance of Bail, numerous conditions and a later court date.

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident, or any other crime, to contact the Terrace RCMP at (250)638-7400 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers by telephone at 1-800-222-TIPS, online at www.terracecrimestoppers.ca or by texting keyword TERRACE followed by your message to 274637 (CRIMES).

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