Male in custody for forcible confinement, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle and assault with weapon charges pending

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male in custodyAbbotsford: Abbotsford Police officers responded to a 911 call of a man assaulting a woman in the 33300 block of Hawthorne Ave. Witnesses reported a woman being assaulted and being dragged to a vehicle, where she was forced inside.

Upon police arrival, the suspect vehicle, a red 2005 Chevrolet Malibu, fled with the suspect and victim inside.

After a short pursuit, Abbotsford Police deployed a spike belt and boxed in the suspect vehicle at Wheel Ave and Towline Road.  The suspect vehicle collided with an APD truck.  Officers arrested the suspect without incident or injury.  The victim, a 23 woman who is known to the suspect, was taken by EHS to hospital for medical treatment.

No police officers were injured as a result of this matter and only minor damage was sustained to the police truck that was hit by the suspect vehicle.

A 22-year-old man is facing charges of forcible confinement, assault with a weapon, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, threatening and breach of a no contact order.  In addition, this suspect was arrested on numerous outstanding warrants of arrest for charges including assault and threatening.