Tweed man enters another’s home, threatens family with axe, OPP allege
Ontario Provincial Police have laid charges against a man they accuse of threatening another man while brandishing an axe.
Police say the suspect entered the home of the victim at around 7:15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30 and confronted a male resident. Two other people, including a small child, were home at the time.
The suspect allegedly waved an axe around, scaring the family, before leaving.
No one was hurt.
OPP say a 42-year-old man has been arrested and is facing the following charges:
- Assault with a weapon
- Uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm
- Unlawfully being in a dwelling house
- Failure to comply with probation
OPP say the suspect is known to the victim. He will be in a Belleville courtroom Monday.
Police say names are not being released in this case.