Albert Bridge man remanded from hospital bed
An Albert Bridge man was remanded to jail from his hospital bed Wednesday after being charged with two counts of breaching the conditions of his release.
Andrew Phillip MacIntyre, 33, is scheduled to return to provincial court Friday for a bail hearing.
He was arrested Monday after he allegedly fled a vehicle stopped by Cape Breton Regional Police.
MacIntyre was on conditions after being charged previously with two counts of assault, two counts of uttering threats and single counts of forcible entry and mischief.
A provincial court judge, prosecutor and duty counsel lawyer went to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital to formally remand MacIntyre.
When apprehended, police noticed MacIntyre was suffering a leg injury which was later confirmed to be broken.
The incident is now under investigation by members of the Serious Incident Response Team.
The vehicle was a pulled over at approximately 4:30 p.m. It was travelling north on George Street in Sydney before turning onto Edgar Street and then Donna Drive, where a passenger suddenly exited the vehicle.
The driver is also facing various Motor Vehicle Act offences.