Two charged after victim allegedly Tasered and held captive
(Scott Miller / CTV London)
Published Tuesday, April 16, 2019 12:09PM EDT
Two people have been arrested and are accused of assaulting a victim with a Taser and holding them against their will.
Perth County OPP say the incident happened just before midnight last Thursday in North Perth.
According to police, a man and woman then let the victim go and fled, but were arrested after a foot pursuit west of Clinton, Ont.
A 21-year-old Bluewater man is facing more than a dozen charges including assault with a weapon, forcible confinement and possession for the purpose of trafficking, among others.
A 38-year-old North Perth woman is facing five separate charges including assault with a weapon, forcible confinement and possession of a prohibited device for a dangerous purpose.
Police say the incident remains under investigation and anyone who may have witnessed anything is asked to contact police.