Fireworks dispute in Chatham ends in arrest for assaulting officer: police

A 50-year-old man has been arrested for assaulting a police officer, Chatham-Kent police say. (Chatham-Kent Police Service - image credit)
A 50-year-old man has been arrested for assaulting a police officer, Chatham-Kent police say. (Chatham-Kent Police Service - image credit)

Police in Chatham-Kent say an officer was assaulted while responding to a dispute between neighbours over fireworks during the long weekend.

Officers responded to an address in Chatham around 10 p.m. Saturday night, police said in a statement.

According to police, one of the people involved became "irate" and attempted to physically remove the officer from his property.

A 50-year-old man has been arrested for assaulting a police officer.

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