Man charged with aggravated assault after 10-year-old girl attacked in Montreal’s east end

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A Montreal man is going through assault fees, after a 10-year-old lady was overwhelmed on Monday, as she was strolling dwelling from college within the east finish neighbourhood of Pointe-aux-Trembles.

Tanvir Singh, 21, appeared in court docket this morning and was charged with aggravated assault, assault with a weapon, assault inflicting bodily hurt and possession of a weapon.

Montreal police say it seemed to be a random assault.

They are saying the assailant attacked the lady as she was strolling alongside Tricentenaire Boulevard with one other lady at round midday. 

Police say the assailant grabbed the lady and punched her a number of occasions within the face and head, earlier than dragging her for a number of metres.

“People who seen the altercation did intervene and cease the aggression,” stated Raphaël Bergeron, spokesperson for the Service de Police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM).

 Bergeron stated bystanders flagged down officers within the space, who managed to arrest the person.

The ten-year-old was taken to hospital with a number of head accidents however her life shouldn’t be in peril.

In response to the Crown prosecutor, Singh will endure a psychosocial analysis. He’s additionally set to look in court docket Wednesday for a bail listening to.

Psychological counselling at lady’s college

In an announcement, the Centre de Providers Scolaire de la Pointe-de-l’Île, which oversees the lady’s college, stated she was attacked on her means dwelling from college.

“We’re shaken by this information,” the assertion learn. “We’re setting up each means to assist college students and workers.”

The service centre stated an e mail had been despatched out to oldsters informing them of the assault and a important intervention group composed of seven psychologists has been deployed to the college till at the least Wednesday. Worker help program assets are being supplied to workers members.

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Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante condemned the vicious assault, saying acceptable measures could be taken in response.

“My ideas are together with her proper now, this younger [girl], but additionally her household, who have to be in shock proper now,” stated Plante.

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