June 25, 2022

Man arrested after pushing officer and attempting to grab officers Tazer: Peterborough Police

A 33-year-old Peterborough man is facing charges after an incident Sunday evening. 

At approximately 11:00pm on May 15, 2022, an officer on bike patrol was speaking with a resident in the George Street and Simcoe Street area when a man approached and pushed the officer.  The officer attempted to deescalate the situation however, the man continued to kick the officer’s bike to get to the officer, even trying to grab the conducted energy weapon on the officer’s vest.

The officer was able to take the man into custody and was not injured. 

As a result, a 33-year-old Peterborough was arrested and charged with:

  • Assault Peace Officer
  • Disarm Peace Officer
  • Fail to Comply with Probation

The accused was held in custody and will appear in court today, May 16, 2022.

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