The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) in Corner Brook has charged a 33 -year-old man from the city with assault and mischief by causing damage to property.
On Sunday, around 9 p.m., RNC street patrol officers received a complaint from a 41-year-old woman that she had been assaulted by a male acquaintance who had also damaged her vehicle by kicking it.
The RNC said the incident occurred in the Riverside Drive area of Corner Brook. The woman filed a report at RNC headquarters.
The man was arrested and detained at Her Majesty’s Penitentiary lockup until a court appearance today.
The RNC is continuing its investigation and is seeking the assistance of the general public. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has any information pertaining to this matter is asked to contact the RNC at 709-637-4100 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). People can also provide anonymous information on the N.L. Crime Stoppers Website at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.