Tue, 2005-03-22

Around 8:25pm on Friday, March 18, Police attended a reported assault on Court Street in Pembroke. On arrival officers saw the victim, a 55 year old Pembroke man, with his face covered in blood. The officers approached the man and attempted to tend to his injuries; however he refused any assistance. Despite repeated attempts by Police to administer first aid to the Pembroke man, he continued to refuse any medical treatment. A short time later an ambulance arrived on scene and the EMTs, recognizing the apparent seriousness of the victim’s injuries, also urged him to go to the hospital for treatment. However, the 55 year old Pembroke man was adamant that he wanted nothing to do with the hospital or medical treatment and entered his Court Street residence. At 2pm on Tuesday, March 22, Police attended KEMH and learned that the 55 year old victim did attend the hospital on Friday for treatment. The Pembroke man is currently in the Intensive Care Unit in critical condition; however, it remains unclear how the 55 year old sustained his injuries. Police are appealing for any witnesses to this incident or anyone with any information to contact the Hamilton Criminal Investigation Unit on 295-0011.


Breaking & Entering

Around 7:10pm on Tuesday, Police attended a reported breaking and entering at a Tamarind Vale, Warwick residence. On arrival officers spoke with the complainant who stated that sometime between 8am and 5:50pm that day, an unknown culprit gained entry into his home. The culprit stole a Sharp video camera, a silver Kyocera cellular phone, several items of jewelry and cash. Inquiries into this incident are underway.