Newmarket man faces weapons and drug charges following ‘severe attack’ Pi News

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A Newmarket man faces several charges following a serious assault and investigation.

York Regional Police say officers responded to an armed call at a parking lot in the Yonke Street and Mulak Drive area just before 8 a.m. Monday.

Authorities say they found a 46-year-old man with minor injuries who was allegedly hit in the head by a handgun. He was treated at the scene.

Police say the suspect left before officers arrived, but they quickly identified him and obtained an order to search his home.

Authorities say they seized a handgun, drugs and cash and arrested a 27-year-old man during a search.

The defendant faces multiple firearms and drug charges, and possession of property acquired under the offense for less than $ 5,000.