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Canada Man allegedly assaulted RNC officer, threatened other with weapon

13:30  06 july  2018
13:30  06 july  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

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a blue and white bus parked in front of a building: The RNC have charged a man with assaulting a police officer and uttering threats. © CBC The RNC have charged a man with assaulting a police officer and uttering threats.

A 33-year-old man has been charged with assaulting a police officer and  allegedly threatening another one with a weapon. 

Officers tried to arrest the man Thursday morning around 11 on an outstanding warrant in the downtown area of the city.

According to the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary, the suspect assaulted an officer and then ran away.

Other officers found the man who became aggressive and threatened one "with a blunt weapon," say police.

The officer who was allegedly assaulted went to hospital for treatment but has since been released, and no details were provided on his injuries.

The man has been charged with assaulting a police officer, uttering threats and failing to attend court.

He was held in custody for a court appearance.

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