Arrest in Wasaga Beach after reports of break and enter in progress

Police lay charges including assaulting and disarming an officer

A Wasaga Beach man is facing charges including disarming an officer after reports of a break-and-enter in progress came in early Tuesday morning.

The OPP were called to a home in Wasaga beach around 2 a.m. by a resident who says they caught a man trying to get into the house through a kitchen window. Police say he was armed with a steel kitchen knife, but fled the area before officers arrived.

Through a brief investigation, officers were able to ID a suspect and located him at another home. A 23-year-old was taken into custody, and will also answer to charges including break and enter, robbery, assault with a weapon during an upcoming court appearance.