Youth arrested following assault with a weapon

Windsor Police Service News Update
July 23, 2023
Case #: 23-83168
Youth arrested following assault with a weapon

The Windsor Police Service has arrested a youth following an assault with a weapon.

On July 22, 2023, shortly after 6 p.m., officers responded to a report that an individual had been strayed with a noxious substance in the 1600 block of College Avenue. Officers learned that the victim, a 58-year-old male, had gotten into a verbal altercation with a 15-year-old male who was obstructing the street with his bicycle. A short time later, the youth returned to the scene and sprayed the victim in the face with a harmful chemical. 

The victim suffered physical injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment. 

At approximately 8:45 p.m., officers located and arrested the youth in the 1300 block of College Ave. A cannister of bear mace was found in one of his pockets.

The youth, who can't be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, faces charges of assault with a weapon and administering a noxious substance.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4830. They can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at
For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4462.

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