Stratford News Police: West Perth man charged after he assaulted another man with a knife SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Tuesday, Sep. 10th, 2019 Police: West Perth man charged with aggravated assault. (Photo supplied by Perth County OPP) A 33-year-old West Perth man faces an aggravated assault charge after police say he assaulted another person with a knife. Around 7:30 Monday night, police say they were called about a man assaulted with a knife in Mitchell. Once on scene, officers say they found an injured man who was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Police say they learned that a verbal altercation escalated into an assault with the suspect arrested a short time later. He was held for a bail hearing in Stratford. Anyone with further information on what happened is asked to call Perth County OPP or Crime Stoppers.