Man arrested for assaulting two people

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KELOWNA - A man was taken into custody after an argument with a woman allegedly turned into an assault.

The 22-year-old Kelowna man faces a number of criminal charges as a result of the early morning incident that happened in the 500 block of Girard Road. Police were told the argument escalated with the man assaulting the woman as well as another man who lives there. The suspect then fled on foot. He was later located nearby with the help of a police service dog.

The suspect had a men's mountain bike with him police which believe was taken from a property in the area of Bach and Hemlock Roads. 

The 22-year-old faces charges of assault, uttering threats, theft under $5,000 and mischief under $5,000. He was released on a promise to appear in court Aug. 21, 2014.

Police would like to return the recovered bike to its owner. If you believe the bicycle is yours, contact Const. O'Donaghey at 250-762-3300 to arrange to claim it.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

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