Release Date: February 5th, 2018 - 11:50am
Originator: D/Sergeant Dave Costantini, One District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2415
Contact: D/Constable Craig Slade, One District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 Ext. 2415
At 7:25pm, on Sunday February 4th, 2018, uniform officers in Milton responded to a family dispute at a residence on Messure Crescent in Milton. Police learned that an adult male at this location had committed an assault on one of the residents and damaged property in the home.
Upon arrival Police attempted to negotiate with the male but he refused to cooperate. Detectives and members of the Tactical Rescue Unit attended the residence and continued the investigation.
A perimeter was established and judicial authorization to enter the home was obtained. Six hours after the incident began and after a brief struggle with Tactical Officers, the suspect was taken into custody. No injuries were reported by anyone as a result of the incident.
A 29 year old Milton man, whose name will not be released to protect the identity of the victim, is facing charges of Assault and Mischief – Damage to Property. He is to appear in Milton Court for a bail hearing on Monday the 5th of February.
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