Assault, Weapons Charges After Fight

Chatham-Kent Police Service cruiser, July 23, 2015. (Photo by Mike Vlasveld)

A 24-year-old Chatham man is facing assault and weapons charges after police report a fight between brothers.

Chatham-Kent police report in the early morning hours on Saturday, a man went to a home on Lacroix St. in Chatham.

Police say the man confronted his brother regarding an earlier incident and a fight allegedly ensued. Police say the brother ran down to the basement, but was cornered with the accused allegedly holding a knife and swinging his fists.

The victim was able to leave the house and contact police.

The man charged has been released pending a court date on June 29.