Updated: Suspect in court today for early morning assault in Quesnel last week

RCMP arrested Kelly Gerk, 19, late Friday night

Update:

Kelly Dean Gerk, charged with aggravated assault in an incident which occurred in the early morning on Friday (April 12), remains in custody following a hearing today to see if he would be granted bail, according to Court Services Online.

He will return to court on April 30, after the defense requested to adjourn to a later date to allow Gerk to consult with his lawyer.

Original:

A suspect was before the court today for a serious assault that occurred in downtown Quesnel early Friday (April 12) morning.

Kelly Dean Gerk, 19, has been charged with aggravated assault.

Sgt. Chris Riddle of the Quesnel RCMP confirmed that officers arrested Gerk late Friday night.

Gerk is in a hearing this afternoon to determine whether he will be granted bail.

More information will be provided as soon as it becomes available.

READ MORE: RCMP seeks public’s help for information on early morning assault in downtown Quesnel



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