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Exeter man charged after ‘out of control’ emergency room incident: OPP

Lars Hagberg / The Canadian Press/File

An Exeter, Ont. man is facing several charges following a violent incident that took place at a hospital in Exeter.

Huron County OPP say they responded at 4:47 a.m. on Jan. 16th to a hospital located on Huron Street West.

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Officials say the man had smashed several objects as well as a window, causing considerable damage.

They say he was yelling and screaming, and also set off a fire alarm.

The accused was also found to be in possession of a decorative metal star, police say, that was believed to be stolen from a nearby residence.

Following the incident, police charged a 33-year-old Exeter man with theft under $5,000, mischief under $5,000, causing a disturbance, false alarm of fire, and failure to comply with a probation order.

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The accused is set to appear in court on Jan. 27th, 2020.

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