Pair charged with assault and mischief following domestic incident

A pair is facing charges after a verbal spat turned violent when both parties damaged the other’s vehicle, Chatham-Kent police say.

Police responded to a domestic disturbance at a Chatham residence Saturday evening.

Through investigation, police found that a verbal argument escalated into a physical one.

Police say a man kicked and damaged a woman’s vehicle and in turn, the woman took a baseball bat to the man’s car.

The man then pushed the woman to the ground where she gouged his eyes, police say.

The 33-year-old man and woman from Chatham were both arrested and charged with assault and mischief.

Police say bother were later released from custody with conditions and a future court date.

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