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Police say drunken man assaulted officer in St. John's

Royal Newfoundland Constabulary
Royal Newfoundland Constabulary

A man is in the lockup awaiting a court appearance after an altercation with a Royal Newfoundland Constabulary officer in west-end St. John's Sunday.

At 9 a.m., patrol services responded to complaint of an intoxicated man on the street.

Police say he was unco-operative with the officers and that's what caused the altercation. The man had to be restrained and he was charged with several offences, including assaulting a police officer, resisting arrest, uttering threats and breach of court order.

The officer was not injured. 

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