Woman faces assault charges in Nelson

Woman faces assault charges in Nelson

A woman is facing charges of assault and uttering threats following two separate incidents this week in Nelson.

A woman is facing charges of assault and uttering threats following two separate incidents this week in Nelson.

Police say on Thursday around 11:10 p.m. they received a call about an assault in the 1100 block of Lakeside Dr.

Sgt. Corey Hoy said upon arriving, they determined a woman assaulted a man while he was walking home. The assault was not a random act and the woman is known to police, Hoy said.

Police are recommending charges of assault and uttering threat.

Then at about 12:15 p.m. today they received another call about the same woman causing a disturbance at a local business, where she allegedly threatened and assaulted staff. She was arrested and taken to hospital in consultation with medical health officials.

Police say they will seek additional charges of assault and uttering threats.