Officers with the Brantford Police Services were dispatched to a business located on Colborne Street near Kiwanis Way after receiving a report of an assault at approximately 6:45 p.m. on Thursday, October 12, 2023.
A loss prevention officer at the store reported to have observed the accused allegedly concealing items, making no attempt to purchase the items before leaving the store.
The loss prevention officer attempted to arrest the accused when a physical altercation ensued. Witnesses reported that the co-accused attempted to assist the accused outside of the store who was resisting arrest and attempting to escape custody. The co-accused allegedly assaulted the loss prevention officer.
The victim sustained minor physical injuries as a result of the assault.
Officers attended, located, and arrested a male and female attempting to leave the area.
Search incident to arrest revealed the accused to be in possession of the items allegedly stolen from the business.
As a result, a 39-year-old female resident of Brantford stands charged with the following Criminal Code offences:
- Theft under $5,000
- Possession of Stolen Good under $5,000
- Resist Arrest
Additionally, a 40-year-old male resident of Brantford also stands charged with the following Criminal Code offence: