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Two men charged after Kingston, Ont. altercation

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An unwanted visitor has led to charges for two Kingston men.

Police said at 5 p.m. on Monday, a 34-year-old man wandered onto a property without permission at Elliot Avenue in Kingston’s north end, which had been an ongoing issue.

This time, the property tenant, Brock Smith, confronted the man while holding a Glock pellet pistol, which police said resembled a real pistol.

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Smith chased the man north on Division Street, eventually leading to a physical altercation between the two.

“During the altercation, Smith struck the accused a number of times in the head with the pellet pistol that he was holding,” a Kingston police news release stated.

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Police said Smith returned to his residence five minutes later, where police eventually arrested him and seized the pellet pistol.

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Smith was released on conditions with a future court date.

He faces charges of assault with a weapon and possession of an imitation weapon for committing an offence.

The 34-year-old man was charged with mischief under $5,000 and interfering with the lawful use of property.

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