Two men are facing charges following an assault and subsequent CEW deployment by Police.
At approximately 3:30 a.m., February 21, 2018, Police received a report that two persons were being assaulted at a residence in the 400 block of Avenue C South. Responding officers located two suspects nearby. A 39 year old male was arrested without incident. The second man, a 35 year old, was confrontational and combative with officers. A conducted energy weapon was deployed and the man was taken into custody. He was assessed at the scene by Medavie Health Services and then transported to detention.
Two male victims, ages 55 and 47, were located at the home and found to be suffering from non life-threatening injuries. A bat, believed to be used in the assault was also located.
Both accused are facing charges including; Assault With a Weapon and Uttering Threats. The 35 year old is also charged with Assaulting a Peace Officer and Breach of Undertaking.