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On Sunday, October 15, 2023, at approximately 5:20 p.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched after receiving a report of a theft from a business located at Lynden Road and Wayne Gretzky Parkway.

As a loss prevention officer had attempted to detain the accused from the store, he was allegedly assaulted by the accused with a sharp weapon.

Officers attended, located, and arrested the accused. Further investigation revealed that the accused was in violation of multiple probation and judicial release orders.

Search incident to arrest located a knife in the possession of the accused.

As a result, a 38-year-old non-resident of Brantford stands charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

  • Theft Under $5,000
  • Assault 
  • Assault with A Weapon
  • Probation Order non-compliance
  • Failure to Comply with Judicial Release/ Non-Comm Order – Release Order

The accused was held for bail.

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