Coffee table allegedly used as weapon in St. John's assault
Grant Tapper also accused of threatening to kill woman's pet
A St. John's man well-known to the courts is back in custody after being accused in a bizarre case of assault with a weapon.
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Grant Tapper, 32, was arrested Tuesday for allegedly assaulting a woman with a coffee table.
He is also accused of threatening to kill or harm the woman's pet and with breaching his probation.
Tapper is due back in court Thursday for a bail hearing.
His criminal record dates back to 2006 and includes convictions for a variety of offences including aggravated assault and dangerous driving causing bodily harm.