CK police briefs – Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Mother and daughters assaulted after asking for a light

A 34-year-old Chatham man is facing charges after he allegedly assaulted a woman and her two daughters Monday evening.

Chatham-Kent police said they were called to the scene on Blythwood Crescent in Chatham just after 7 p.m. Monday.

Their investigation showed that the man assaulted the mother first, pushing her to the ground after she approached him for a light for her cigarette.

Police said the woman’s two daughters tried to intervene, at which point, the man hit one of the daughters in the face with his hand, causing her to fall to the ground.

He then allegedly pushed the other daughter, knocking her to the ground as well.

The man accused of knocking all three of the victims to the ground was arrested and charged with three counts of assault.

He was taken to police headquarters and later released with conditions and a future court date.

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Wallaceburg cyclist busted for carrying a knife, suspected methamphetamine

A 38-year-old Wallaceburg man who was released by the court earlier this year is back in police custody after he was allegedly caught biking around with a knife and some suspected methamphetamine on him.

Police said they stopped the man after seeing him riding a bicycle on Wallace Street in Wallaceburg at around 1:50 a.m. Tuesday.

Officers said he was out past his court-imposed curfew and also violated two more of his release conditions by allegedly carrying a weapon and some drugs without a valid prescription.

The accused was charged and taken to police headquarters pending a bail hearing.