A Peterborough man is facing several charges including assaulting a police officer and assault with a weapon following a Sunday night incident.
Peterborough Police Service says shortly after 10 p.m., officers were dispatched to a city residence for a disturbance and unwanted man.
It was reported that a man caused damage to the residence and assaulted a victim with a pair of scissors before leaving the scene. Police say the accused and male victim know each other.
A short time later, officers located the suspect at another residence. While attempting to place the accused under arrest, the man allegedly resisted arrest and assaulted a police officer.
William Mackenzie Thomas, 22, of Lansdowne Street West was arrested and charged with the following:
- Assault with a weapon
- Assault of a peace officer
- Assault with intent to resist arrest
- Mischief under $5,000
He was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court in Peterborough on Monday, police said.
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