Police Officer Assaulted

On Tuesday, March 29th, 2021, members of the Hanover Police Service were requested to attend the 500 block of 11th Avenue regarding a disturbance. Police arrived and determined that a 25-year-old Hanover man was intoxicated and damaging property. The man was taken into custody and on several occasions assaulted the officers by attempting to punch and struggle with them. Hanover Police have charged the man with Assaulting a Police Officer and Resisting Arrest under the Criminal Code. He was released with an upcoming court date in Walkerton.