Leduc RCMP allege a suspect arrested with two handguns July 29 assaulted a police officer a little while later.
According to a press release from the Leduc RCMP detachment, “On July 29, 2019 at approximately 11:15 p.m. Leduc RCMP attended the residential area of Caledonia for a 911 call.
“Once members arrived on scene they were confronted by a 43-year-old male who was in possession of two handguns. After a brief stand off and negotiation the suspect was successfully arrested.
“While being booked into police cells, the suspect assaulted the arresting officer causing the member to attend the hospital with non life threatening injuries.
“The suspect is being charged with numerous firearms related offences and assaulting a Peace Office offences.
“There are no public safety concerns at this time, and this appears to be an isolated event.
“The suspect is being held in custody awaiting a bail hearing.”