Thursday May 16, 2019 – Peterborough man charged following Wednesday night domestic incident

Calls for Service:

(May 15 at 8 a.m. to May 16 at 8 a.m.) 101

Domestic assault with a weapon arrest:

A 36-year-old Peterborough man is facing charges including assault with a weapon following a Wednesday night domestic dispute.

On the night of May 15, 2019 the accused and female victim were at a Peterborough residence when they became involved in a verbal argument. It was reported to police that during the argument the accused threw a hat into the victim’s face then brandished a kitchen knife and threatened the victim. Police were called and attended the residence where they located the accused.

As a result of the investigation the accused was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Domestic assault with a weapon (Hat)
  • Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose (Knife)
  • Uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm
  • Fail to comply with a probation order

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (May 16).

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