Friday September 8, 2017 – Oshawa man facing charges including assault causing bodily harm following domestic assault investigation

Calls for Service:
(Sept. 7 at 8 a.m. to Sept. 8 at 8 a.m.) 83

Domestic Assault with a Weapon Arrest:
A 41-year-old Oshawa man is facing charges including assault with a weapon and assault causing bodily harm following a domestic incident in the City of Peterborough.

The accused and the victim, a woman in her 50’s, are currently in a domestic relationship. On September 2, 2017 police received a 9-1-1 call regarding a domestic assault at a Peterborough residence. Following the incident the male suspect fled the residence in a vehicle.

Officers attended the home and located the victim. The victim was transported via EMS to a local hospital where her injuries were treated.

On September 4, 2017 the male suspect was arrested by the Durham Regional Police at an Oshawa address. As a result of the investigation the accused was charged with assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm and uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm.

The accused was transported back to Peterborough by Peterborough Police and was held in custody for a September 4, 2017 court appearance.

The name of the accused will not be released in order to protect the identity of the victim in this domestic incident.

Domestic Assault/Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose Arrest:
The Peterborough Police Service has arrested and charged a 47-year-old woman following a domestic incident.

On the evening of September 6, 2017 the victim, a male in his 60’s, and the accused became involved in a domestic dispute at their Peterborough residence. During the dispute the accused assaulted the victim, brandished a knife and threatened him.

Police were called and attended the residence. As a result of the investigation the accused was arrested and charged with domestic assault, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm.

The accused was held in custody and appeared in court on September 7, 2017.

The name of the accused will not be released in order to protect the identity of the victim in this domestic incident.