WINDSOR, ONT. -- A 60-year-old Chatham man is facing assault and forcible confinement charges after he allegedly threatened his girlfriend with a machete.

Chatham-Kent police officers received information on Wednesday regarding an incident that had occurred on Sunday.

The man had allegedly verbally attacked his girlfriend, which led to a physical altercation involving the man picking up a machete, pointing it towards her and uttering threats.

The 60-year-old Chatham man has been charged with:

  • Assault Cause Bodily Harm
  • Assault with a Weapon
  • Uttering Threats
  • Forcible Confinement

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.