Police K-9 track leads to suspect arrest following assault using a frozen pop bottle

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Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

On December 22, 2021, police responded to a report of an assault at an apartment building shortly after 10:00 am.  Investigation revealed that a maintenance employee working at the building was assaulted by two individuals following a confrontation.  The suspects were not tenants of the building.  One of the suspects shoved the employee while the other used a frozen pop bottle to strike them.

The suspects left the building on foot, but were located and arrested following a track with police K-9.  The victim did not require medical attention.

The 38-year-old male suspect was later released to appear in court on February 17, 2022 on a charge of Assault.  The 23-year-old female suspect was later released to appear in court on February 17, 2022 on a charge of Assault with a Weapon.