On Thursday April 26 th 2018, shortly before 6:00 p.m., the Owen Sound Police Service was called to the 600 block of 2 nd Avenue East after a complaint was received that a man had just committed mischief inside a dwelling house.
It is alleged that the man left the residence and again committed mischief to the exterior of the residence and left the area by foot. The man then encountered two children who were outside, and it is alleged that he briefly stopped and committed a sexual assault on one of the children, and then assaulted the other child. The accused was located a short distance away, at which time he was placed under arrest. There were no physical injuries reported.
The accused appeared in court on Friday April, 27, 2018. At approximately 10:13 a.m., while the accused was being interviewed at the courthouse, he suddenly jumped up, and lunged at a court officer pushing him backwards. The accused then attempted to stab the officer with a pen. After a physical struggle, the accused was restrained and returned to his cell.
He has been charged with the following offences:
Mischief Over Five Thousand Dollars
Assault Peace Officer
Assault with a Weapon
Breach of Probation Order x 2
The Owen Sound Police cannot release the name or age of the accused to protect the identity of
the children and their family. The male is in custody and currently poses no risk to the public.