Brockton man arrested in violent assault of West Grey man
A Brockton man has been arrested in connection with a violent assault of another man earlier in the week.
The investigation determined that a dispute had occurred inside an apartment earlier in the morning between two men who were known to each other. During the dispute, a 39-year-old West Grey man was violently assaulted with weapons, punched and threatened with further violence if he refused to turn over a sum of money, Hanover police said in a news release.
On Thursday shortly after 10 p.m., Joey Durocher, 34, of Brockton was arrested by Hanover police and held for a bail hearing.
Durocher has been charged with two counts of assault with a weapon, assault, extortion, uttering threats and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
The investigation remains active and ongoing and anyone with information that can assist police is asked to call police investigators at 519-364-4280, ext. 101 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.