Po­lice say stun gun used to sub­due man

Cape Breton Post - - ATLANTIC -

HAL­I­FAX (CP) — Po­lice in Hal­i­fax say they had to sub­due a man with a stun gun af­ter an at­tack on sev­eral of­fi­cers.

Po­lice say a 31-year-old man will ap­pear in court to­day on charges of as­sault­ing po­lice, as­sault caus­ing bod­ily harm, at­tempt­ing to dis­arm an of­fi­cer and do­mes­tic as­sault.

Of­fi­cers were called to a do­mes­tic dis­pute Mon­day night on Por­tia White Court.

Po­lice say they tried to ap­proach a man who then al­legedly punched an of­fi­cer in the face, cut­ting his lip and break­ing a tooth.

Po­lice claim the man grabbed the of­fi­cer around the waist and was try­ing to get his gun.

Po­lice also al­lege the man kicked, punched and spit on other of­fi­cers who were called to the scene.

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