Man charged for serious assault in Pictou County
February 18, 2019, Linacy, Pictou County, Nova Scotia . . . On January 28, Pictou District RCMP responded to a complaint of a serious assault which occurred inside a home on Merigomish Rd. in Linacy.
A 17-year old male was found inside the home and had sustained serious head and facial injuries. He was taken to hospital by ambulance. The suspect, 23-year-old James Kirk Sim of Thorburn was later arrested for the incident and has been charged with Aggravated Assault, Uttering Threats and Assault. Sim is scheduled to appear in Pictou Provincial Court on April 8. The victim remains in hospital in Halifax with serious injuries.
The investigation is ongoing. Police file # 2019128651 refers.
Anyone with any information about this crime or any other crimes and wish to remain anonymous can call Pictou County RCMP at 902-755-4141 or Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.