A local man is facing charges after a late night confrontation became violent at a downtown Kingston residence.
According to a report from Kingston Police, dated Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, an argument between the male accused and his girlfriend, the female victim took place at approximately 3:05 a.m. on the same date.
Police say the male had caused mischief to the victim’s residence during the confrontation and proceeded to urinate on her stairway and then punched a hole in one of her doors. According to the report he then began to throw items around the house and, before attempting to leave the residence, struck the woman in the face.
Police responded and located the accused attempting to flee through the back door of the residence, according to the report. Upon observing police the accused ran back inside the home and was located shortly after attempting to hide in an upstairs bedroom.
The accused was subsequently arrested and transported to police headquarters where he was later released on conditions with a future court date.
A 29-year-old local man was charged with assault and mischief under $5000.
No one has the right to abuse another person. Victims of domestic violence or sexual assault and witnesses are encouraged to contact Kingston Police. The following links offer valuable support services and resources in the Kingston area for victims of domestic and/or sexual violence:
- Kingston Police (613-549-4660)
- Kingston Police Path of Strength Smartphone App
- Kingston Interval House
- Kingston Sexual Assault Centre
- Resolve Counselling Services Canada
- KFACC (Kingston Frontenac Anti-violence Coordinating Committee) and KFACC for men
- Victim Services of Kingston and Frontenac (613-548-4834)
- Addiction & Mental Health Services – Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington
- Ministry of the Attorney General – Violence in the Family
- Ministry of the Attorney General – Victim Services Directory
- Ontario Network of Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Treatment Centres