Officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched in regard to a disturbance involving several people, occurring in the area of Erie Avenue and Strathcona Avenue at approximately 12:15 a.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2022.
Through investigation, officers determined that a man was confronted by three other individuals for allegedly prowling in resident’s yards and attempting to enter vehicles. A verbal confrontation occurred, which escalated to a physical altercation involving all four persons.
As a result of the altercation, all four parties received treatment for minor and non-life-threatening injuries.
Officers attended, located all four persons, and requested Emergency Medical Services.
The man who had been confronted by the others for prowling, was uncooperative with police and emergency medical services, assaulting one of the police officers by striking him in the face.
As a result of the investigation, the following individuals stand charged:
- A 27-year-old man, a 23-year-old man, and a 20-year-old woman, all from Brantford, each stand charged with one count of Aggravated Assault, contrary to the Criminal Code, and
- A 22-year-old man from Ohsweken, stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations:
- Assault x 3
- Assault a Peace Officer
- Trespass/Prowl near Dwelling House