Monday police briefs – sexual assault, hit and run, and more

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Male charged for sex-related offences

Chatham-Kent police arrested a man on Fraser Street in Wallaceburg recently in connection with multiple sex-related offences. 

A 21-year-old male was arrested for two counts of sexual assault, two counts of sexual interference, and invitation to sexual touching. 

Cyclists clipped in Wallaceburg

Yesterday afternoon, around 3:30 p.m., two teens were struck by a vehicle while riding their bikes through a parking lot along McNaughton Avenue. Minor injuries were reported by the teens.

Police believe the vehicle involved was a silver Ford Fusion. Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Steven Gagnon at steveng@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 87339. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward. 

Weapons charges

On Saturday, Chatham-Kent police officers responded to a family dispute in Chatham, where a man temporarily barricaded himself in a rental unit and refused to surrender to police.

As police were in the process of obtaining a warrant to go in and get the man, police say he surrendered.

A 22-year-old Chatham man faces charges of weapons dangerous and mischief.

Assault

Also on Saturday, police say a Chatham man went to his sister’s residence seeking to chat with her boyfriend.

An argument ensued, and it turned physical, with the man smacking the boyfriend, police say, giving him a cut above his eye in the process.

Police say the suspect fled, but was later located.

A 32-year-old Chatham man is charged with assault.

Careless driving

Last night, police responded to a collision on Edgar Street in Chatham.

A 61-year-old Chatham man struck a parked car, causing about $8,000 damage. 

He was charged with careless driving. 

No one was injured.

Break and enter in Chatham

Sometime between Saturday at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 5:30 p.m., someone forced their way into a home on Victoria Avenue and stole a generation 3 Alexa, black in colour.  

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Fraser Curtis at fraserc@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 87280. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.  

Stolen trailer

Sometime around 7:15 a.m. Sunday morning, the driver of a white Dodge Ram pick-up truck stole a trailer from a business on Prince Albert Road.

The trailer was last seen with Ontario license plate D7365V and is valued at approximately $1,700.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Ian Scoyne at ians@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 ext. 87292. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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