Chatham man charged with assault
A 50-year-old Chatham man is facing multiple assault charges after a domestic disturbance early this morning.
Police say a verbal argument between a man and woman escalated into a physical altercation.
Officers learned that this was not the first incident of domestic violence between the couple.
The man has been charged with mischief under $5000, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, assault with a weapon, two counts of uttering threats and three counts of assault. He is in custody for a bail hearing.