Wednesday police briefs


Youth charged with assault

Yesterday morning, Chatham-Kent police responded to a family dispute at a residence in Chatham.

Through investigation, police learned that the youth assaulted two family members in the home.

A 15-year-old youth was arrested and charged with two counts of assault.

Man charged with assault

Last night, police responded to a disturbance at a residence in Ridgetown.

Through investigation, police learned that the man damaged a door to the home and the victim’s car. The man also threw a broken piece of glass at the victim.

The man left the residence, however police located him a short distance away.

A 29-year-old Ridgetown man was arrested and charged with mischief under $5,000, assault with a weapon and failing to comply with his release conditions. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Tools stolen

Sometime between Monday at 4 p.m. and Tuesday at 8 a.m. unknown suspect(s) forced their way into an apartment under construction on King Street West. Once inside, the suspect(s) stole a DeWalt orbital sander, Milwaukee tool case and batteries and DeWalt radio. Total value of the theft has been estimated at $1,600.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Const. Kyle Wright at or 519-436-6600 ext. 87310. Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.




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