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20-year-old accused of assaulting police officer

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A news release issued today by the the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) reports that 20-year-old Tristan Seabrook stands accused of assaulting a police officer following an incident early yesterday morning in Bruce Mines.

Full text of the OPP release follows:

BRUCE MINES - Oct. 7, 2020 shortly after 6 a.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to an unwanted person who was[allegedly] intoxicated and making a lot of noise at a residence on Cunningham Street in the Town of Bruce Mines.

Police arrived on scene and an attempt was made to speak to the individual who [is alleged to have] lunged at the officer striking him in the chest.

As a result of the investigation, Tristan Seabrook, age 20, was charged with:
    •    Assault peace officer, contrary to section 270(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC); and with
    •    Assault with intent to resist arrest, contrary to section 270(1)(b) of the CC.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River on Dec. 3, 2020.