Domestic Assault and Uttering Threats

On August 12, 2019 at about 6:00 pm police received multiple 9-1-1 complaints of a male hanging onto the outside of a grey GMC Acadia as it was driven in the area of Dunmore Rd SE and Southview Dr SE. Witnesses observed the female driver asking for help as she drove the vehicle with a male holding onto the opened rear window of the vehicle. The vehicle came to a stop on Dunmore Rd SE near 20 Ave SE. The 37 year old male, who had been holding onto the outside of the vehicle, he was treated by Paramedics for minor injuries, and is in police custody awaiting a Bail Hearing on the charge of Uttering Threats. The 42 year old female driver of the vehicle was unharmed. It was later determined that the two individuals involved were domestic partners and are not from Medicine Hat or area.

The 37 year old male is in custody awaiting a bail hearing, the name of the accused cannot be released as the Bail Hearing has not been completed.

The Medicine Hat Police Service would like to thank the public for its assistance in this matter as well as stressing the importance of reporting all domestic violence related incidents.

Media Contact:

S/Sgt. Stacey Kesler

Patrol Section

Medicine Hat Police service

Ph: 403-529-8461