CK police briefs – Friday, July 29, 2022

Pair charged with robbery

An 18 and 19-year-old are facing numerous charges after a man was allegedly hit with a bat and robbed in Chatham.

Police said they responded to the robbery on Thursday night on Lorne Avenue.

According to police, a 25-year-old man was allegedly struck with a small bat while the suspects stole his bicycle and a bag containing his phone.

Through investigation, police identified the men responsible and they were arrested.

An 18-year-old Chatham man was charged with robbery and obstructing a peace officer, after falsely identifying himself to police.  He was released from custody pending a future court.

Meanwhile, a 19-year-old Chatham man was also charged with robbery.  He was released from custody with a future court date.

Disturbance call in Chatham

A Chatham man will have to answer to a disturbance charge after allegedly causing a scene at a business in Chatham.

On Thursday afternoon, police responded to reports of a man allegedly running up and down the aisles of the Wellington Street business while yelling and shouting.

The man exited the business and ran across the street into another business.  While in the second business, the man continued to yell and shout.

Officers located the man and he was arrested.  The 31-year-old was charged with causing a disturbance and released from custody pending a future court date.

Family dispute leads to charges 

A 22-year-old woman from Chatham has a future court date after a dispute between family members.

According to police, officers were called to a Chatham residence on Thursday afternoon. Police learned that the woman allegedly damaged four windows at her mother’s house.

The woman was located by police a short distance away and arrested. As a result, she was charged with mischief under $5,000 and released from custody pending a future court date.

Vehicle stolen from Wallaceburg

Chatham-Kent police are searching for a stolen vehicle.

On Thursday morning, a four-door silver 2008 Honda Civic was stolen from a residence on Fraser Street in Wallaceburg.  The vehicle is described as having a dark window tint with a loud exhaust system and was last seen with Ontario license plates ATER 475.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Ashwin Roy at Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS. and may be eligible for a cash reward.