(PERTH EAST, ON) – One person is facing charges following a domestic incident in the Township of Perth East.
On July 20, 2021, just after 3:00 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to a report of a domestic occurrence. During the investigation, it was learned that one person had been assaulted, and their property damaged. Further investigation revealed there had been another incident that occurred two weeks prior that had yet to be reported.
As a result, a 40-year-old resident of Perth East Township was arrested and charged with:
– Assault Cause Bodily Harm- Choke, Suffocate or Strangle
– Uttering Threats – Cause Death or Bodily Harm
– Mischief – Destroys or Damages Property
– Failure to Comply with Undertaking
The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing.
Victims of and domestic violence are not alone. If you, or someone you know, is in need of support, there are local resources available to help. One organization you can contact is Victim Services Bruce Grey Perth at 1-866-376-9852.
If you are in an immediate crisis, dial 9-1-1.