A 23-year old St. Thomas man is behind bars after a complaint involving domestic related assaults.
The 29 year old female victim and the male had been in a relationship since early 2015. In November 2015 they became engaged and traveled to Niagara Falls when an argument occurred and the male pushed the female after jealous insecurities entered his mind. Another assault occurred when the accused grabbed the victim by the throat after over hearing a phone conversation.
On the 10th of September the male was arrested and charged with assault after a physical confrontation at a local bar. he was later released and returned home. The accused began arguing with the female which resulted in the Police being called.
As a result on September 11th 2016, the male was arrested for the two assaults and charged accordingly. He was held pending a bail hearing.