February 28, 2019 1:10 pm

Brantford man arrested after gas-station robbery in Paris

OPP have arrested a Brantford man, after a reported robbery and assault in Paris, Ontario.

Nick Westoll / Global News
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An alleged robbery in Paris has resulted in the arrest of a 41-year-old Brantford man.

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Last Thursday night, officers were called to an Esso gas station on Dundas Street, where a man allegedly got into an altercation with an employee, before stealing some cigarettes and other items, police said.

Police located the suspect a short distance from the business and he was arrested.

During the arrest, police say an officer was assaulted and the suspect caused damage to a police cruiser.

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The accused is now facing charges of assault, robbery and mischief.

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