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Street in Guelph closed for hours after an assault suspect barricaded himself in a home with a weapon

Guelph Police closed a section of Sanderson Drive for two and a half hours for public safety after a man displaying a weapon barricaded himself in a home
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Guelph Police Stock 2016

A 28-year-old man faces a number of charges, including assault with a weapon, after an incident in Guelph.

Police say they were called to Sanderson Drive Saturday August 26 around 7:15 p.m. after reports a woman was assaulted by a man.

The woman was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and is expected to make a full recovery.

When they made contact with the suspect, the man barricaded himself inside a home and displayed a weapon.

Officers say this was not a domestic dispute.

Police closed a section of Sanderson Drive for two and a half hours for public safety.

The man eventually came out without incident.

He has been charged with weapons dangerous and two counts of assault with a weapon.




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