Belleville police respond to incident involving knife, threats

Belleville Police Service

On Saturday evening, Belleville police were summoned to an apartment in the east end of the city in response to a reported domestic dispute.

In a media release, police state that at approximately 6 p.m., officers received a call from a female complainant detailing a disturbance involving a couple. The caller informed law enforcement that a male individual was behaving erratically, brandishing a knife and issuing threats.

Officers successfully de-escalated the conflict and apprehended the 36-year-old male suspect without incident. Following the incident, the individual was transported to Belleville Hospital for a thorough assessment of his mental well-being.

Upon his discharge, the man was taken into custody on three counts of breaching an undertaking, pending a bail hearing. To ensure the protection of the victim’s identity and privacy, law enforcement authorities have refrained from disclosing the name of the accused.

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