Local man facing assault charge



A local man faces a pair of charges after allegedly assaulting a woman last Thursday afternoon.

The Amherstburg Police Service states that a female was walking on King St. last Thursday around 4:30 p.m. when she was allegedly assaulted by the male.

Police say he is known to her and is on conditions not to communicate with her.

The 20-year-old Amherstburg male was charged with assault, and fail to comply with undertaking.


Accident   A three vehicle collision in front of General Amherst High School took place last Wednesday morning around 11:05 a.m. Amherstburg police say it involved a black Chevrolet Cobalt, grey Ford Focus and a second grey Ford Focus. According to police, a 16-year-old male from Amherstburg was charged with following too closely.


Public intoxication   Amherstburg police state that a 67-year-old Amherstburg male was intoxicated in the area of Richmond St. and Fryer St. around 11:40 a.m. Oct. 3. It is further alleged that he was also found to be breaching conditions of an undertaking.    The man was arrested and charged with the breach.


Outstanding warrant   Amherstburg police say a 76-year-old Amherstburg man turned himself in and was arrested on an outstanding family court warrant. The matter occurred last Wednesday at 10 a.m.


Theft   A white 24” Supercycle bicycle was taken from the Tim Horton’s at Sandwich St. S. and Murray St. It was reportedly taken between 3:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 1. Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppes.


Stats   There were 229 total calls for service last week. There were seven criminal charges and 36 traffic related charges.


—All information courtesy of the Amherstburg Police Service


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