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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Officer Assaulted Following Dispute In Grand Bend

Grand Bend | by Peter Jackson  

Reports say police tried to break up an argument, before officer was assaulted.

Lambton County OPP officers found themselves with their hands full, when they went to break up an argument in Grand Bend.

Investigators say they overheard a verbal argument causing a disturbance on Main Street West in the early hours of Monday morning.

Police say one person ignored a police order to break it up, then assaulted the officer who tried to make an arrest.

OPP say a second person tried to get between the officer and the person being arrested.

The tell us an OPP Auxiliary Officer was struck by the second person, and a police cruiser was damaged.

When they arrived at the Lambton detachment office, police say another officer was struck while the accused were being led inside.

A 23 year-old South Huron resident is charged with two counts of assault a peace officer and one count of resist a peace officer.

A 21 year-old South Huron woman is charged with assault a peace officer, resist a peace officer and obstruct a peace officer.

They're due to answer the charges in Sarnia Court at a later date.

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