2 people facing charges for assaulting an RCMP officer
VANCOUVER – Two people are facing charges in connection with an assault of an RCMP officer in the Kamloops area over the weekend.
The officer had pulled over a pick-up truck near Pritchard late Saturday afternoon in a drunk driving investigation. Two of the three people in the truck then allegedly assaulted the Mountie.
A passing driver stopped and called for help.
The officer was treated in hospital and released.
The suspects were tracked down and arrested later that night.
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