August sentencing for assault

Pictou Advocate Court

PICTOU – A Halifax woman appeared in Pictou Provincial Court on Monday in regards to a Christmas Day incident in Little Harbour.

Samantha Marie Francis, 26,  is charged with one count of assault with a weapon, namely a vehicle, as well as operating a vehicle in a dangerous manner and failure to stop at the scene of an accident. One count of assault was withdrawn by the Crown with Francis entering guilty pleas for the other two matters.

She will return to provincial court August 10 for her sentencing.