Police Lay Assault Charges

(BlackburnNews.com file photo by Dave Richie)

Two people were held in custody following separate domestic assault-related incidents on the the weekend.

Police say the first was in answer to a disturbance call around 3am yesterday which escalated to an assault and a smashed cell phone.

The second was in response to a disturbance yesterday afternoon, and police were told there had been several previous assaults. The victim went to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance for treatment.

Both suspects were held in custody pending bail hearings.