North Bay man faces several charges for domestic assault

North Bay man faces several charges for domestic assault

On August 19th, following an investigation into a report of domestic assault, North Bay Police arrested and charged a 36-year old North Bay man with:
• four counts of assault;
• two counts of assault with a weapon;
• one count of uttering threats;
• one count of sexual assault;
• one count of mischief under $5000; and
• one count of forcible confinement.

It is alleged that on several occasions in July and August 2015, verbal arguments between the accused and his common-law partner that took place in their residence turned violent when the accused physically assaulted her, threw objects at her, sexually assaulted her, threatened her, damaged a personal item and attempted to prevent her from leaving the premises to get help.

The accused was held in custody awaiting bail.

In the interest of protecting the victim’s identity, the North Bay Police Service will not be releasing the name of the accused.

Help is available for victims of domestic violence
The North Bay Police Service asks victims of domestic violence who are in an emergency situation, requiring immediate help, to call 911. If you would like to talk to someone about your domestic situation but do not feel ready to talk to police, Victim Services of Nipissing District can provide you with emotional and practical support. For more information, call 705-472-2649, or visit victimservicesnipissing.com.