Wednesday May 13, 2020 – Peterborough man facing charges including assault with a weapon following domestic incident

Calls for Service:

(May 12 at 8 a.m. to May 13 at 8 a.m.) 78

Assault with a weapon Arrest:

A 60-year-old Peterborough man is facing charges including assault with a weapon following a Tuesday afternoon incident.

On the afternoon of May 12, 2020 the accused and the victim, an adult family member, became involved in a dispute while at a Peterborough residence. It was reported that during the dispute the accused threw a bucket at the victim, striking her, and uttered threats. The incident was reported to police and officers attended.

As a result of the investigation the accused was arrested and charged with assault with a weapon and uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm.

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (May 13).

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