Orillia man accused of assaulting store employee

Assault charge laid after ‘heated exchange’ between customer and employee at Atherley Road business, say Orillia OPP

An Orillia man has been charged after an employee was assaulted at a local business.

Shortly before 3 p.m. Tuesday, police were called to a business on Atherley Road for the report of a disturbance.

Officers arrived and witnessed “a heated exchange whereby an individual assaulted a store employee,” Orillia OPP stated in a news release.

As a result, Trevor Griffiths, 50, has been charged with assault. He was released on an undertaking and will be in Orillia court Aug. 9.

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