On February 23rd, Brockville Police began an investigation into a dated domestic assault complaint.
A local, 47 year old woman, revealed she was the vicitm of domestic assault on two different dates in January and early February of this year. The vicitm was struck in the head and chest area during three of the incidents. In one dispute, she was kept from leaving her apartment and another incident resulted in her breathing being compromised by the accused placing a hand over her mouth and nose. The local, 34 year old accused, was arrested and charged by Police later in the day.
He was held for a bail hearing and faces charges of assault, forcible confinement, choking and breaching his probation. The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries as a result of the incidents.