Guelph police are urging victims of domestic violence to reach out for help after laying an attempt murder charge against a man.
To protect the identity of the victim, police did not release many details about the incident itself, such as when and where the incident happened or the identity of the suspect.
In addition to the attempted murder charge, the accused faces charges for assault with a weapon, weapons dangerous and breaching probation following a recent domestic violence incident somewhere in the city.
Police do not release details about domestic violence incidents in Guelph, but officers respond to dozens of calls each month.
So far in November, police have responded to over 90 domestic disturbances. In October, there were over 100 calls.
Const. Josh Fraser said the service felt it was important to make the public aware of this incident in order to raise awareness.
Police said their community partners at Guelph Wellington In Women Crisis and Victim Services Wellington are available to ensure victim’s safety as well as getting connected with other available resources.
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