Area OPP Police Press Releases

Spouse & Officer Assaulted In West Perth

(WEST PERTH, ON) – One person is facing three charges in the Municipality of West Perth following a domestic incident.

On June 24, 2021, at 7:00 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a disturbance that was occurring at an address on Schade Street, Monkton. During the investigation, it was learned that two people had been assaulted. While conducting an arrest, an officer was subsequently assaulted. There were no serious injuries as a result of the assaults.

A 33-year-old resident of West Perth was arrested and charged with:

–       Assault, Spousal

–       Assault a Peace Officer

–       Resist a Peace Officer

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charges.

Victims of and domestic violence are not alone. If you, or someone you know, is in need of support, there are local resources available to help. One organization you can contact is Victim Services Bruce Grey Perth at 1-866-376-9852.

If you are in an immediate crisis, dial 9-1-1.

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