June 14, 2018 1:42 pm
Updated: June 14, 2018 1:57 pm

N.B. man charged with dangerous driving and evading police

A 21-year-old New Brunswick man is facing various charges, including assaulting a police officer with a weapon and dangerous driving.

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RCMP say a Sainte-Anne-de-Kent, N.B., man has been charged with multiple offences, including driving while prohibited and attempting to evade police.

Richibucto RCMP said the 21-year-old failed to stop for police and abandoned his vehicle, before taking off on foot along an ATV trail on Tuesday night.

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Officers were able to arrest the man at around 10 p.m.

Joel Gray has been charged with assaulting a police officer with a weapon, dangerous driving, evading police, public mischief and driving while prohibited.

He appeared in Moncton Provincial Court on Wednesday and has been remanded in custody until his next court appearance on Friday.

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