Alexander man arrested after assault on an officer

13.01.2019 11:26
By: Matthew Higgs

The man was found with a small hatchet and a knife


Brandon, MB (CKLQ) - A 20-year-old man from Alexander is facing charges after assaulting a police officer.

Brandon police say they responded to a disturbance at a residence on the 200 Block of Princess Avenue East on Saturday night.

The intoxicated man started an argument in the home and was kicked out. 

He then slashed the tires of a residents vehicle and then tried to re-enter the home by kicking in the front door.

He left but was found by officers in the area.

Police say the man got involved in a scuffle with an officer and assaulted the officer.

When he was then arrested, officers found a small hatchet and a knife with him.

He will be in court on Sunday.