A Brockville man has been charged after allegedly attempting to steal a woman’s dog in a violent manner.
Brockville police state in a media release that on Oct. 15, at about 10:15 p.m., police were called to the area of King St. W. regarding a 46-year-old male attempting to take someone’s dog.
Police learned that the man in question, was on conditions to not be outside his residence after consuming alcohol.
“The male had been consuming and became upset over his own belief that a particular female was not caring for her dog properly,” police say in the release.
The man then allegedly attempted to take the dog from the female “and became assaultive to do so,” police say. Officers arrived shortly after and arrested the man.
He was charged with robbery with violence and fail to comply with release order, and held for a bail hearing.
Police say there were no serious or life-threatening injuries as a result of this incident.