Young teen charged after motorist assaulted at Highway 400 in Bradford

An 18 year old driver was assaulted by another motorist while the victim’s vehicle was stopped at the intersection of Line 5 and the Highway 400 southbound off-ramp.

South Simcoe Police said the incident happened back on April 8 and a suspect has now been charged.

Police said a masked suspect got out of a vehicle and damaged the victim’s car before assaulting the driver. The victim suffered minor injuries and was able to drive away and contact authorities.

A 16 year old from Bradford showed up the police station today and surrendered.

He is charged with assault, mischief under $5,000 and disguise with intent.

The youth cannot be identified due to provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Police said the suspect and victim were known to each other.