North Bay Police began a domestic assault investigation on January 21st which has resulted in the January 23rd arrest of a 24 year old man from North Bay. The man now faces the following charges;
Five counts of Domestic Assault;
Five counts of Assault with a Weapon;
Two counts of Mischief; and
One count of Uttering Threats
It is alleged that on January 21st North Bay Police received information that a woman was seeking advice as a relationship she had been involved in had recently ended and she was concerned for her safety. The investigation revealed that on several different occasions over a six month period the female had been the victim of assaultive behavior.
Following his arrest the accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing.
In order to protect the identity of the victim, the North Bay Police Service will not be releasing the name of the accused.
Help is available for victims of domestic violence. If you are a victim of domestic violence in an emergency situation and require immediate help, call 911.
If you would like to talk to someone about your domestic situation but do not feel ready to talk to police, Victim Services of Nipissing District can provide you with emotional and practical support, free of charge. For more information, call: 705-472-2649 or visit vsnd.ca