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Man charged with causing a disturbance at Peterborough’s Victoria Park

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A Peterborough man is facing charges after allegedly causing a disturbance at Victoria Park on Sunday. Global News File

A man has been charged with causing a disturbance and resisting arrest following a Sunday morning incident in Victoria Park.

The Peterborough Police Service says that around 10:50 a.m., officers were called to the area of Victoria Park in response to numerous public complaints regarding activity within the Water Street park.

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While officers were addressing alleged bylaw offences, police say a man approached them and began yelling and swearing at the officers.

Police say officers asked the man several times to discontinue his actions and that he was cautioned against causing a disturbance.

“The male continued yelling obscenities and, as a result, was placed under arrest,” police said Monday morning.

The man also allegedly resisted arrest.

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Donald Eric Robinson, 35, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with causing a disturbance and resisting a peace officer.

He was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on Aug. 1.