North Perth man charged in Fergus assault, robbery

FERGUS – A North Perth man now faces assault, robbery and weapon charges in connection with an incident here on the weekend.

On May 8 at about 4:30pm, emergency crews were called to a house on Forfar Street in Fergus.

Wellington County OPP officials say a resident “sustained injuries from an unknown suspect.”

“The male was transported to a local hospital by Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Services with non-life threatening injuries,” police stated in a May 8 press release.

On May 11 police announced the victim was later released from hospital and a suspect charged.

Nathan Gene “Sterling” Didomizio, 18, of North Perth, was charged with assault with a weapon, robbery with a weapon and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

He is to appear in Guelph court on July 28.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about this incident can contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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