Yesterday morning, police responded to a neighbour dispute in Coatsworth. Two men were arguing as one of the families’ dog was eating the others’ cat food outside. The verbal argument escalated into a physical altercation. A main entrance front door window was smashed and one of the men sustained injuries as a result of being assaulted with a homemade sword. The injured man was transported to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance where he was treated and released.
A 33-year-old man has been charged with uttering threats and being in possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
A 43-year-old man has been charged with uttering threats and mischief under $5000.
Both men have been held in custody pending a bail hearing.