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Man throws punch at police officer, receives slew of charges

13.09.2018 15:01
By: News Dept

Police say the suspect was drunk

Brandon, MB (CKLQ) - An intoxicated man who allegedly threw several punches at a Brandon police officer is now in custody.

Officials say they received a call early on Thursday morning, after the 26-year-old suspect was reported threatening a victim on 1200 Block of Lorne Avenue.

When officers tried to arrest him, he threw several punches at one police member.

They say following a thorough search of the suspect, a knife was also found on him.

He's charged with the following list: assault  of a police officer, assault causing bodily harm, resisting arrest and weapons possession. 

The suspect will go before a judge this week.