Officers allegedly assaulted during investigation of domestic incident

Two people have been charged following an alleged domestic disturbance in the Kirkfield area.

According to the OPP, officers responded to an incident at Balsam Lake Provincial Park in Kirkfield on Friday (July 5).

“Investigation indicated that a male and female were involved in a dispute that was escalating. Both parties were arrested for assault,” a media release from police reads.

During the arrest of the man, police say that he began kicking and spitting at the officers.

“Officers were able to obtain control of the male who was held for a bail hearing as a result of his actions,” reads the media release.

No injuries were sustained by the officers.

The names of those charged have not been released.

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