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Cobourg man accused of assaulting municipal police officer

A man is accused of assaulting a Cobourg Police Service officer.
A man is accused of assaulting a Cobourg Police Service officer. Cobourg Police Service

A Cobourg man is accused of assaulting a police officer following an altercation on Thursday afternoon.

Cobourg Police Service say around 3:30 p.m., officers attended an apartment complex parking lot for an alleged altercation between two men.

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Police say one of the men left the scene before officers arrived. However, the other man alleged assaulted a police officer when questioned about the original incident.

No injuries were reported.

Ryan Smith, 37, of Cobourg, was arrested and charged with assaulting a peace officer and failure to comply with a probation order.

He was released on a promise to appear in court in Cobourg at a future date.

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