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OPP officer assaulted while breaking up fight

OPP cruiser in this file image. OPP cruiser in this file image.
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An officer was struck while breaking up a fight.

Police were called to a home on Boyd Street in Wiarton on Saturday night.

There, they found two people involved in a heated verbal dispute, said the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP).

The argument escalated into a physical fight, leading to one participant being assaulted.

An officer attempted to arrest the instigator but was also assaulted.

No injuries were reported.

Police arrested a 35-year-old man from South Bruce Peninsula and charged him with various assault charges, possession of a weapon, mischief and possession of drugs.

He was held in custody for a bail hearing.

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