Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Police investigating an assault with a machete outside of Wallaceburg

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: The Chatham-Kent Police are looking for a man after an assault with a machete.

On November 23, 2020 at approximately 5 p.m., on Pond Road, just outside of Wallaceburg, the victim was speaking with the accused and an argument ensued.

The accused confronted the victim with a machete that he had retrieved from his vehicle.
He then struck the victim in the face with the machete causing about a 5-inch laceration.

The victim fled the scene and was able to drive himself to the hospital.

The accused faces numerous charges including aggravated assault, utter threats to cause death, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and three counts of failure to comply with release order.

The Chatham-Kent Police Service have a warrant for the accused, a 34-year-old man, of no fixed address.

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