Chatham man with meat cleaver faces assault charges
WINDSOR -- A 29-year-old Chatham man with a meat cleaver is charged with assault after an incident with a 60-year-old man.
Chatham-Kent police say the victim attended police headquarters Wednesday around 11 p.m. to report that he had just been assaulted at a residence in Chatham.
Through investigation, police say they learned that the victim was assaulted by a man, known to him, who was in possession of a meat cleaver.
The alleged victim, a 60-year-old Chatham man, went to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance for medical treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
The 29-year-old man was arrested and charged with being in possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, aggravated assault and three counts of failing to comply with his release conditions. He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing.