A man has been arrested after an incident in Strathroy on Wednesday led to a significant police presence in the downtown area.
Strathroy-Caradoc police received a call around 6 p.m. on Wednesday about a possible fight inside a residence downtown. They were told that a man had a knife inside the home and that he was trying to injure people.
Officers cleared out the residence, though the suspect remained inside the home and police believed he had a knife.
According to police, the accused assaulted an officer with a weapon. The officer did not sustain any injuries.
With the assistance from the OPP Emergency Response Unit, the male was arrested and charged with assaulting a peace officer.
Police say no one was injured as a result of this incident.
The suspect has a court date in May.