Victim allegedly struck with broom handle and choked following domestic disturbance

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Brandon Police Service Media Release

At 8:30 p.m., Police attended a residence in the 1400 Block of Rosser Avenue after receiving a report of a Domestic disturbance. A female victim was located and found to have swelling to her face and bruising on her body. Investigation revealed that the female and her boyfriend engaged in an argument, which escalated, and the boyfriend began assaulting the victim by punching and kicking her. The male suspect also struck the victim with a broom handle and choked her to the point of losing consciousness. The 26-year-old male suspect was located nearby and arrested for Assault Cause Bodily Harm, Assault with a Weapon, Choke to Overcome Resistance and Breach of a Court Order. The female victim was transported to hospital and received treatment for injuries that are not considered to be life threatening.