Police Officer Assaulted

On Saturday, October 2nd, 2021, members of the Hanover Police Service responded to business in the 700 block of 7th Avenue regarding a suspicious person. On arrival, police recognized the individual as a 31-year-old Hanover man. A check revealed that the man was bound by a court order to be inside his residence at that time. Police arrested the man. While applying handcuffs the man turned and punched the officer in the head. A struggle ensued but the man was taken into custody. The officer was not injured. The man was charged under the Criminal Code with Resisting Arrest and Breaching his Undertaking. The man was held in custody pending a bail hearing in Walkerton.