Barrie Police have charged a 28-year-old man with assaulting a police officer and uttering threats.
On Saturday, police responded to an assault that had occurred at the L.A. Fitness location at Park Place plaza in Barrie.
Witnesses gave police a description and the suspect was arrested a short distance away.
Police were told there could be evidence located within the suspect’s vehicle, which was located at Park Place.
As a precaution, L.A. Fitness was evacuated and an area was cordoned off for a time.
The accused appeared in Barrie court Monday.