Teen charged after senior assaulted

A teenager was charged this week after a senior citizen in Port Dover was assaulted.The victim summoned police around 9:15 a.m. Wednesday.“Through the course of the investigation, it was determined that a 16-year-old female became involved in a verbal altercation which then turned into a physical confrontation with a senior inside a residence,” Const. Ed Sanchuk, spokesperson for the Norfolk OPP, said in a news release.“It was also determined that the youth had damaged property prior to police being contacted.”The accused has been charged with assault and mischief under $5,000. She cannot be identified under terms of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.