Belleville man tasered and arrested after altercation with police officer

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A 31-year-old man from Belleville is facing charges after multiple altercations in the city’s centre early Saturday morning, the Belleville Police Service reports.

Police say that at approximately 4 a.m., officers arrived at a physical fight between two men near Dundas Street West and James Street. One of the men settled down and was let go, but the other became aggressive toward the officers.

After a scuffle with an officer, he was tasered and arrested.

Dylan Vankirk, 31, of Belleville, has been charged with Assault Police and Breach of Probation.

Charges have not been proven in court.

He was released later with a court date set for January 29, 2024.

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