A Sioux Lookout man has been arrested on a number of charges after police in the community responded to a man yelling and holding an edged weapon.
The incident occurred on Millar Crescent on Saturday around 2:30 p.m.
During the interaction the 36 year old assaulted one of the officers, this resulted in the deployment of a conducted energy weapon to subdue and arrest him.
He's been charged with:
- Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
- Resist Peace Officer
- Carrying Concealed Weapon
- Assault Peace Officer with a Weapon
No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.
The accused remains in custody while he awaits a bail hearing set for an undisclosed date.