Pictou County man sent to prison for assault on infants

Published on April 19, 2017

Court news

A 35-year-old Pictou County man was recently sentenced to three years in federal prison for aggravated assault on two infants.

The man, who is not named in order to protect the identity of the victims, first appeared in court in December 2016 on the charges of endangering the lives of two twins, who were three months old at the time of the first appearance, and pleaded guilty on April 10 in Pictou provincial court.

The assaults occurred between Sept. 28 and Dec. 15.

He was sentenced on April 11.

He also has $400 in victim surcharges to pay, due one year after his release.