Two men charged after violent assault

Pictou Advocate Court

Paq’tnkek First Nation – Two men have been charged after a violent incident on Petow Loop, Antigonish County, on January 23.

One man swung a broken table leg at another man, cutting his hands. The second man then stabbed the first man several times with a knife, causing injuries that required hospital treatment.

Terry Matthew Julian, 32, of Paq’tnkek First Nation is charged with assault with a weapon (two counts) and being unlawfully in a dwelling house. He was remanded following his arrest and was released on conditions. He returns to Antigonish Provincial Court on February 15.

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Issiah Thomas Julian, 20, also of Paq’tnkek First Nation is charged with aggravated assault and failing to comply with conditions (twp counts). He has been remanded to March 1 in Antigonish Provincial Court.

Antigonish District RCMP was assisted by members of Northeast Nova District Major Crime and Forensic Identification units with the investigation, which is ongoing.