Stratford man charged for assaulting officer

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An arrest in West Perth resulted in a charge of Assault a Peace Officer.

While investigating another incident just after 7:00 p.m. on June 24, 2020, a member of the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) observed a person violating a bail condition on St. David Street, Mitchell.

This person was placed under arrest and transported to the Perth County OPP detachment in Sebringville.

While being fingerprinted for the violation, the accused assaulted the investigating officer. The officer attended the hospital as a precaution and was released.

A 24-year-old Stratford resident faces charges of Failure to Comply with Undertaking (two counts), Failure to Comply with Release Order and Assault a Peace Officer. The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing.