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Kitchener man arrested after allegedly assaulting 2 Waterloo police officers

Waterloo Regional Police allege two officers were assaulted by a Kitchener man on Thursday.
Waterloo Regional Police allege two officers were assaulted by a Kitchener man on Thursday. Kevin Nielsen / Global News

Waterloo Regional Police say two officers were assaulted after responding to a 911 call in Kitchener on Thursday morning.

Police say the first officer to arrive was confronted by a man who uttered death threats, then assaulted the officer.

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A second officer arrived and to arrest the man.

Police say that second officer was also assaulted by the suspect.

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Police say a Kitchener man is facing multiple charges including uttering a death threat, assaulting police, and assault while resisting arrest.

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