Oshawa man facing a dozen charges after alleged assault, forcible confinement of ex-girlfriend

An Oshawa man is facing a dozen charges after allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend and tying her up as well as shooting her with a pellet gun.

According to the DRPS, a utility worker was approached by a woman in the area of Erie Street and Simcoe Street South in Oshawa around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday (March 24).

“The female had her hands tied up and was in distress. Officers responded quickly and located a residence where the female escaped from. The female disclosed that she went to a residence in the area and once inside, she was assaulted and tied up for several hours by an ex-boyfriend,” reads a media release.

“The female also had some previous wounds from being shot by a pellet gun on two separate occasions.”

The woman was taken to a local hospital for her injuries, police said.

“Officers with the assistance of the Tactical Support Unit and K-9 arrested the suspect and cleared the residence to ensure the safety of any other occupants,” reads a media release.

A 36-year-old male of Oshawa – whose name is not being released to protect the identity of the victim – has been charged with assault, forcible confinement, two counts of assault with a weapon, two counts of discharge air gun with intent to wound; two counts of use imitation firearm, two counts of weapons dangerous and two counts of fail to comply with probation.

He was held for a bail hearing.

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