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Nottingham man charged following domestic incident

A 31-year-old has been charged with making threats to kill and production of cannabis.

The charges relate to an incident at around 2pm on Sunday (8 November 2020) where the force received a 999-call from a victim reporting that she had been threatened.

Detective Sergeant Tom Carver is leading the investigation. He said: “Officers were quickly on the scene yesterday afternoon and arrested two men in connection with the incident.

“A 31-year-old man was arrested and has since been charged.

“Officers made a second arrest with a 34 year-old man also being detained on suspicion of witness intimidation. He remains in police custody.

“I hope that other victims of domestic abuse that read this, come forward and contact the police, find the courage and speak out.

“The Covid-19 lockdown period is a difficult time for people, particularly those who are isolated and suffering domestic abuse.

“I would urge anybody suffering from such abuse to come forward and contact the police on 101, or contact our local partner agencies who can provide the right support and advice to keep you safe.”

Javal McDonald, 31, of Basford will appear in court later today (9 November 2020).

People may experience domestic abuse regardless of their gender, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, class, age or disability. Domestic abuse may also occur in a range of different relationships including heterosexual, gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender, as well as within families.

While both men and women can be victims of domestic abuse, women are much more likely to be victims than men.

The cross government definition of domestic violence and abuse is:

any incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, threatening behaviour, violence or abuse between those aged 16 or over who are, or have been, intimate partners or family members regardless of gender or sexuality.

The abuse can encompass, but is not limited to:

  • psychological
  • physical
  • sexual
  • financial
  • emotional
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