Domestic Violence Stats for the month of August 2015

Domestic Violence Stats for the month of August 2015

Over the month of August 2015, the North Bay Police Service responded to 92 domestic occurrences. As a result of police investigations into these complaints, 15 people were charged.

12 men were arrested and charged. The charges were:
• 17 assault
• 3 assault with weapon
• 1 sexual assault
• 4 utter threats
• 2 forcible confinement
• 4 mischief
• 10 breach

Three women were arrested and charged. The charges were:
• 1 assault
• 1 assault with weapon
• 1 utter threats
• 1 mischief
• 3 breach

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Help is available for victims of domestic violence
If you are a victim of domestic violence in an emergency situation and require immediate help, 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.

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