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Police officer hit with metal object during Kitchener disturbance

A conducted energy weapon was then used on the suspect
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A Waterloo Regional Police officer was treated for minor injuries after being struck with a metal object.

It happened when police responded to a 911 disturbance call at a residence in the Mount Hope Huron Park area of Kitchener, early Tuesday morning.

A conducted energy weapon was then used on the man who allegedly hit the officer.

The suspect was treated at the scene by paramedics for minor injuries.

A 21-year-old Kitchener man now faces charges including assault, assault with a weapon, assault with intent to resist arrest and uttering threats.

The accused is being held for a bail hearing.

 

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