Police say two alleged domestic assault incidents in Peterborough and Lindsay involved weapons.
In Peterborough, officers were called to a residence where an argument between a man and a woman turned violent. It’s alleged the woman struck the man with a metal canister.
Paramedics took the man to a hospital where he was treated for his injuries.
As a result of the investigation, a 20-year-old woman was charged with assault and assault with a weapon. She was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 9, 2019.
In Lindsay, police say a man confronted a woman at a home on Lindsay Street and began arguing with her. It’s alleged he produced a hammer from his pocket and threatened the woman.
“The woman was able to escape from the home and ran to a nearby business,” City of Kawartha Lakes Police said.
She called the police. Officers located the suspect in possession of a hammer.
The 43-year-old Lindsay man was charged with assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and being unlawfully in a dwelling house.
In both incidents, the names of the accused were not released to protect the identity of the victims.
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