A 28 year old male is in custody today following a disturbance at a business on Cumberland Ave.
At approximately 8:45 a.m., August 29, 2021 officers were dispatched to a business in the 1200 block of Cumberland Ave. for a report of a male assaulting another male. Upon arrival police observed a suspect matching the description in an alley nearby. When the officer first on scene approached the male and informed him he was under arrest, the male became combative and assaulted the officer. The officer was able to deploy a CEW and was successful and the male was taken into custody without further incident. Medavie Health Services attended to check on the male.
The suspect checked out fine as well as the officer. Neither needed any medical assistance. The suspect has been taken into custody. Charges of common assault, assault police officer, and breach of probation are pending.
The CEW deployment will be reviewed in accordance with policy.