Officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched after receiving a call to report a man creating a disturbance at a retail location at Colborne Street near Park Avenue at approximately 3:15 a.m. on Saturday, October 1, 2022.
The accused had allegedly become physically aggressive within the store after being asked to leave, damaging many items, and threatening the store employee.
The accused fled on foot prior to police arrival. At approximately 3:30 a.m., officers were on scene conducting the investigation, when the accused re-entered the store.
The accused refused to identify himself to officers, and actively resisted arrest. Once the accused was placed under arrest, he assaulted an officer. The officer did not sustain any physical injuries.
During the booking process, the accused assaulted two additional officers, causing minor physical injuries.
As a result of the incident, a 31-year-old male from Hagersville stands charged with the following Criminal Code violations:
• Mischief Under $5000
• Obstruct Peace Officer
• Assault a Peace Officer X3
• Uttering Threats to Cause Death or Bodily Harm
• Cause Disturbance
• Resist Arrest
The accused was held for bail.