Intoxicated Mount Forest Mower Operator Assaults Officer

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OPP have charged a man with assaulting an officer after a report of an intoxicated man driving around Mount Forest on a lawn tractor.

Wellington County OPP answered the call about 5:30 last night. The suspect assaulted an officer during the arrest.

He again threatened an officer as he was being lodged in a cell at OPP headquarters.

The 48 year old Southgate Township man was charged with uttering threats, assault a peace officer, and being intoxicated in a public place.