May 9, 2014 12:41 pm

Argument leads to double assault

A Kelowna police dog similar to this one helped located an assault suspect Thursday morning.

File/ Global Okanagan

KELOWNA, B.C. – Kelowna RCMP arrested a 22-year-old man after report of an assault that took place Thursday morning on Girard Road.

The man allegedly engaged in what police describe as a verbal altercation with a women in a home in the 500 block of Girard at 2:37 A.M. May 8th.

Police say he’s accused of assaulting her and another male resident before fleeing on foot.

The suspect was arrested after a search by officers and a police dog. He was found with a bike that RCMP say was likely stolen from near Bach and Hemlock Roads.

The man faces possible criminal charges, including assault, uttering threats, theft under $5,000 and Mischief. He’s set to appear in court August 21st.

Police are also looking to return the bike to its rightful owner. Contact Cst. O’Donaghey at 250-762-3300.

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