Man Arrested After Assaulting His Mother

A Brockville man was arrested after a family dispute turned violent early Saturday morning (April 1st).

Brockville police responded to the scene around  2:30 a.m. in the central part of the city.

It was there police discovered a local man had seriously assaulted his mother during a heated argument.

The victim eventually got away and fled the scene to a neighbour's place to get some help.

Officers arrived on scene and the victim was transported to the Brockville General Hospital due to the severity of her injuries.

The 26-year-old man was arrested and charged with assault causing bodily harm, forcible confinement and uttering threats to cause death.

He was held for a bail hearing.