Peterborough Police investigating a pair of assaults over the weekend: Police

A 25-year-old Peterborough man is facing several charges after an incident Friday morning.

At approximately 10:30am on September 16, 2022, officers were called to a residence.  Upon arrival officers learned that a verbal dispute between a male and a female had escalated to a physical altercation in which the female was struck across the face.  During the incident the male also blocked the doorway and verbally threatened the female.  Eventually, the female and an infant were able to leave the residence and call police. 

As a result, a 25-year-old Peterborough man was arrested and charged with:

  • Assault – Spousal
  • Forcible Confinement
  • Utter Threats Cause Death
  • Breach Probation

The accused was held in custody and appeared in court on September 16, 2022.

As a result of another incident, a 59-year-old Peterborough man is facing charges in connection with an ongoing neighbour dispute.

At approximately 4:30pm on September 16, 2022, officers were called to a residence.  Upon arrival it was learned that a male victim had been punched in the face and that the suspect had also damaged a fence. 

As a result, a 59-year-old Peterborough man was arrested and charge with:

  • Assault
  • Mischief Under $ 5,000
  • Failure to comply with undertaking

The accused was held in custody and appeared in court on September 17, 2022. 

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