Andrew Captan is a Toronto Criminal Lawyer that defends individuals charged with the offence of Assault With Weapon.
The offence is found under s. 267 of the Criminal Code of Canada and states that “everyone who, in committing an assault, carries, uses, or threatens to use a weapon or an imitation thereof” is guilty of Assault With Weapon.
Weapon is given a broad definition under s. 2 of the Criminal Code, and is defined as “any thing used, designed to be used or intended for use:
(a) in causing death or injury to any person, or
(b) for the purpose of threatening or intimidating any person.
If you have been charged with an Assault With Weapon, contact Captan Law for a free initial consultation.