Police Officer Assaulted in Corner Brook

RNC responded to a report of an intoxicated male on Griffin Drive in the Curling area of Corner Brook on Friday evening.

Police located the suspect and during the detention of the male under the Detention Intoxicated Person Act, the male assaulted a police officer.

The 32-year-old resident of Baie Verte was arrested and charged with Assaulting a Peace Officer.

The police officer was not injured during the assault.

The accused was held at the Corner Brook Lockup until sober and will be released to appear in court at a later date.