Man arrested after firing crossbow at woman

On Monday August 5th 2019, at approximately 7:41am, police were dispatched to attend an Allan Park road residence where a male had fired an arrow from a crossbow towards a female. The female was uninjured and was able to flee the scene for her safety.

Upon police arrival, the male was outside of the residence and had perched himself on the top of a hill and in the bushes. Police negotiated with the male and successfully arrested him and secure the weapon without incident.

Subsequent to police investigation, a 35 year old Bentick man has been charged with one count of uttering threats, one count of weapons dangerous, two counts of possess crossbow / ammunition contrary to a prohibition order and one count of failing to comply with probation order. The accused was held for a bail hearing and was set to appear on Tuesday, August 6th, at the Walkerton Courthouse.