Man charged with aggravated assault after allegedly hitting female in the head with a cooking pan

Photo by Jeremy Champagne (Scramble Studio)

On December 5, 2022, police responded to a report of an assault at a residence shortly after 4:00 pm.  Investigation revealed that an adult female victim had been struck in the head with a cooking pan before being locked outside.  The suspect also caused intentional damage to the walls and other property within the home.

The 18-year-old male suspect fled the home prior to police arrival, but he was located and arrested nearby after a brief foot pursuit.

The victim was treated in the hospital for her injuries.  The suspect was lodged at Brandon Police Service and will appear in court today on charges of Aggravated Assault, Mischief Under $5000, Unlawfully in a Dwelling, resist arrest.  He was also wanted on outstanding charges of Robbery, Fail to Comply with Release Order X2 and Fail to Comply with Probation.

A second intoxicated male-youth who was in the home, but who did not participate in the assault or the damage to the home was also arrested and lodged at Brandon Police Service until sober.  The 14-year-old male will receive a fine for Consume Liquor Under 18 Years.