A 44-year-old Brantford man is facing charges in relation to an assault and robbery at a cannabis retail location.
On Saturday, April 29, 2023, at approximately 9:45 a.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to attend an assault and robbery-related call at a cannabis retail store located on Dalhousie Street.
The accused is reported to have entered the store, allegedly assaulting an employee with a shirt containing rocks before fleeing on foot with a laptop.
The victim sustained minor physical injuries as a result of the attack.
Officers attended and located the accused nearby. After a short foot chase, the accused was apprehended to police custody.
The laptop was recovered.
Further investigation revealed the accused was also wanted on a parole revocation warrant.
As a result, a 44-year-old man from Brantford stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations:
- Assault with a weapon
- Obstruct Police Officer
The accused was held for bail.