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Man arrested for spitting on woman and in face of police officer

Incident happened Wednesday afternoon in Downtown Guelph
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A Guelph man faces charges after spitting on a woman and police officer in Downtown Guelph Wednesday afternoon.

Just after 1 p.m., officers were called to a reported disturbance in the area of St. George’s Square. Investigation revealed a man yelled at and spat on a woman. As officers attempted to arrest him, he spat in the eyes of one of the officers.

A 69-year-old Guelph man is charged with assault and assault police.