LONDON, ONT. -- A London man is facing a series of charges after he allegedly assaulted two officers during an arrest.

Police were called to the area of Eldorado Avenue and Gore Road around 6:30 a.m. Monday for a man walking with a knife.

Police say the suspect threatened a person walking on a nearby path and threw the knife in his direction. Officers were also notified that the suspect threw a rock at a passing vehicle, causing $800 in damage.

Police found him in a backyard of a home on Eldorado Avenue. During the arrest, police say the suspect punched one of the officers and spat on another.

No one was hurt during the ordeal.

A 28-year-old London man is charged with:

  • Utter threats of death or bodily harm
  • Two counts of assault a peace officer
  • Possession of a weapon
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Fail to comply with undertaking
  • Mischief under $5000

He will appear in court on July 29.