SIDNEY — A 22-year-old man is facing assault charges after allegedly choking a woman and resisting arrest.
Sidney North Saanich RCMP stated the incident was related to a reported domestic assault on Oct. 19. The man left the area prior to police arriving at a local home.
Police returned to the house the following day, accompanied by members of the Central Saanich Police Service and representatives of the Ministry of Children and Family Development.
Police discovered the suspect was in the home and arrested him after he physically resisted.
The man was held in custody and is facing charges of assault, break and enter, resisting arrest and breach of probation.
— Sidney North Saanich RCMP