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Intimate partner violence investigation leads to charges

November 20, 2023

(ARRAN-ELDERSLIE TWP, ON) - Nov. 19, the South Bruce OPP responded to an address in Arran-Elderslie Township and initiated an intimate partner violence investigation.

As a result of the investigation, a 20-year-old of Arran-Elderslie Township has been charged with the following Criminal Code offences:
 
  • Assault causing Bodily Harm - two counts
  • Uttering Threats
  • Mischief under $5,000

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Walkerton at a later date. 

The OPP will not release names to protect the identity of the victims.

Victims of sexual assault and intimate partner violence are not alone. If you need support, or know someone who does, there are local resources available to help. One organization you can contact is Victim Services Bruce Grey Perth. If you are in immediate crisis, dial 911.

The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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