Officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched after receiving a call to report a woman had been assaulted at a Fifth Avenue location at approximately 7:15 p.m. on Thursday, March 16, 2023.
Officers attended and investigation revealed that the accused was reported to have assaulted the female victim in the hallway of a Fifth Avenue apartment building. Allegedly, threatening the victim before proceeding to strike her several times with a hammer and spray her with pepper spray.
The victim received minor injuries from the assault.
Officers attended the scene, located, and arrested the accused.
As a result of this investigation, a 29-year-old woman from Brantford, stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations:
- Assault with a Weapon (hammer)
- Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
- Criminal Harassment- beset and watch
- Administer Noxious Thing
- Assault with a weapon (pepper spray)
- Uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm
The accused was held for bail.