Youth arrested following assault with a weapon

Windsor Police Service News Update
Monday, March 18, 2024
Case #24-30033
Youth arrested following assault with a weapon

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

On March 16, 2024, at approximately 2:30 p.m., officers responded to a report that an individual had been sprayed with a noxious substance in the 3100 block of Howard Ave.  Officers learned that the victim, an 18-year-old male, had gotten into a verbal altercation with a 15-year-old male who was shooting cap guns inside a business. The youth subsequently sprayed the victim in the face with a harmful chemical before fleeing the scene.  

The victim suffered minor physical injuries.  

Officers in the area quickly located the male fleeing north on Howard Ave. The youth, who can't be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, will be charged with 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 Windsor & Essex County Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at 

Content posted by:
Adam Young
Corporate Communications Unit - Public Information Officer
Windsor Police Service - Headquarters
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Office: (519) 255-6700 ext. 4444

Latest News