Four Officers Hurt In Jail Cell Fight

(BlackburnNews.com file photo by Dave Richie)

A 27-year-old London man is facing assault charges after allegedly hitting one man in the head with a beer bottle then later attacking four officers.

Police were called to the Richmond St. and Central Ave. around around 2am this morning.

Investigators say there was a fight in which one man hit another with a beer bottle. The man who was hit was treated by paramedics and the other was taken into police custody.

While in the cells, police say the man became violent and started a fight with several officers. Four of the officers were hurt, one was treated at the hospital.

The man in custody is unharmed.

Michael Kilby, 27,  faces one charge of assault with a weapon and two counts of assaulting a police officer.