Cops assaulted on Walpole Island


A Walpole Island man faces charges after Lambton County OPP say two of their officers were assaulted Friday.

Officers responded to a dispute on May 19 about 11:40 a.m. at a residence on Union Hall Road. 

When officers were attempting to take an individual into custody as a result of the investigation, the individual resisted arrest and assaulted the responding officers, police say. 

The individual was taken into custody after the short struggle.

A 28-year-old Walpole Island man is charged with two counts of assaulting a peace officer and resisting a peace officer.


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