Police Briefs – Saturday May 6, 2017

A 37-year-old man has been arrested after being caught with a butcher’s knife at a Tim Hortons.

On Saturday around 3am, police say a Chatham man was seen “acting suspicious” at a Tim Hortons located on Park Ave. in Chatham.

The 37-year-old male was escorted out of the Tim Hortons by police, when a large butcher’s knife fell from his jacket.

He was then arrested for carrying a concealing a weapon, having a dangerous weapon, and breaching his probation.

The 37-year-old was taken to police headquarters for a bail hearing.

A 42-year-old Chatham man has been charged with mischief and assault after allegedly throwing his girlfriend down a flight of stairs.

Police say they were called Friday night after an argument between the couple had escalated.

Once they arrived, police say the woman had a “large goose egg on her forehead”.

The male was taken to police headquarters for a bail hearing.

Chatham-Kent police are on the look-out for a 2004 Red Honda ATV after it was reported stolen.

Police say sometime Thursday night, unknown suspects broke into a shed on Ridge Line in Harwich Township.

The ATV is worth approximately $3,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Donald Letournea at donanldl@chatham-kent.ca or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).