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January 15, 2020Warning - this news article expired on 2020-02-15. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

The Belleville Police Service responded to 63 calls for service from the 14th of January 2020 at 5:00 a.m. to the 15th of January 2020 at 5:00 a.m. 

Assault

Belleville, ON—On the 14th of January 2020 at approximately 8:00 a.m., Belleville Police responded to an assault at an East end community centre.  The senior male victim was exiting the facility when he was approached by an unknown male in the parking lot.  The suspect began with a verbal confrontation with the victim after which the suspect struck the victim in the head causing minor injury.  The suspect took off quickly and was not known to the victim. 

If anyone witnessed this incident or has any information, they’re asked to contact the Belleville Police at 613-966-0882 ext. 2223. 

Warrant -Theft

Belleville, ON--On the 14th of January 2020 at 1:30 a.m., Belleville Police arrested a Tweed man on an outstanding warrant for a theft that occurred back in November 2019 at a North end department store in the city of Belleville. 

Back on the offence date, an adult male suspect who was already under trespass orders not to be in the department store managed to remove over $500 worth of merchandise out of the store without paying for it.  The suspect was confronted by store security in the parking lot after which the suspect discarded the stolen items and fled the scene in a vehicle.  Through a police investigation, the suspect was positively identified as 43-year-old, Jeremy Henry of Tweed.  The accused was subsequently released on his own recognizance and is scheduled to appear at the Belleville Ontario Court of Justice on February 6th to answer to the charge of Theft under $5000.