(EDITOR'S NOTE: virtually everyday, these types of domestics turn up in police reports)
From a Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service Media Release today...
1. Man charged with assaulting girlfriend.
On the 25th of August at approximately 645 pm police responded to a domestic at a McDonnel Street address. The female victim was observed to be bleeding from the nose when police arrived. Investigation revealed that her 49 yr old boyfriend had punched her, hit her over the head with a folding chair and threatened to kill her. The male was arrested at the scene and has been held in custody for court on the 26th of August 2011. He is charged with assault, assault with a weapon and uttering threats. The victim did not require medical attention.
2. Man charged with assaulting girlfriend arrested in Oshawa.
On the 24th of August 2011 a female attended Durham Regional Police to report an assault that occurred in Peterborough at her residence on Stewart Street. The incident had occurred on the 23rd of August. The information was passed onto Peterborough Lakefield Police to continue the investigation. The victim and her 39 year old boyfriend had been involved in an argument that resulted in the boyfriend pushing the victim, grabbing her by the throat and kicking her. She did not require medical attention. On the 25th of August, the boyfriend was arrested in the Oshawa area and he has been returned to Peterborough for court on the 26th of August 2011. He is charged with assault and breach of probation.