On Sunday, September 22nd at approximately 2:10 a.m., an officer on patrol was flagged down by staff at a local licenced establishment concerning three men who were trying to fight other patrons. An altercation ensued where a male victim was punched in the face sustaining a black eye. The three men fled the scene.
Moments later the same officer was informed by a cab driver that one of the three men was attempting to fight passengers in his vehicle. The officer located the hiding in a nearby parking lot.
The officer stopped the man in the parking lot and noted him to be in a belligerent and intoxicated state. The man provided a false name to the officer. The officer attempted to place the man under arrest for obstructing an officer. A struggle ensued that required other officers to assist in subduing the man.
A 28 year old Kitchener man has been charged with:
- Obstructing a Peace Officer
- Resisting Arrest
- Causing a Disturbance
He was released with a court date.
The man who assaulted the victim has not yet been identified. This incident is still under investigation.
If you have any information regarding this incident or others, please call the Saugeen Shores Police at 519-832-9200. You can also report crimes anonymously by calling CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)