January 22, 2019 1:27 pm

Waterloo police use stun gun to arrest break-in suspect

Waterloo police used a stun gun to subdue the suspect.

Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Waterloo Regional Police arrested a 34-year-old man early Tuesday morning in connection to a break-in at a home in downtown Kitchener.

Police say that a suspect attempted to force his way into a residence near Water Street North and Weber Street but the homeowner confronted the man and he took off.

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Police found the man nearby but during the arrest, he allegedly attacked several officers. Police used a stun gun to subdue the man.

He is facing several charges including attempted break-and-enter, trespass by night, mischief under $5,000, assault with intent to resist, escape lawful custody and breach of probation order.

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