Witnesses Stop Assault On People On Bruce Avenue

Thursday November 15th, 2012

Posted at 3:43pm

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Windsor Police have a male and a female in custody after an assault in the 800 block of Bruce.

The incident took place Wednesday evening around 6:30pm. The suspects involved were stopped in the 800 block of Bruce Avenue attempting to fix a bicycle when the two victims, a 16-year-old female and 21-year-old male walked by on the opposite side of the street.

Police say a verbal altercation took place between the two groups and escalated into a physical confrontation when the suspects allegedly crossed the street and began to assault the victims.

Witnesses in the area came to the aid of the victims, say police, stopping the assault and preventing the suspects from fleeing the scene prior to the arrival of the police. Two of the witnesses were assaulted and threatened by the male suspect.

Officers arrived and arrested the two suspects. The injuries suffered by the victims were non-life threatening.

A 30-year-old male of Windsor is facing the following charges: 4 counts of assault, 1 count of assault with a weapon, and 2 counts of threats. A 37-year-old female of Windsor is facing 1 charge of assualt.

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