Man arrested after threatening police with syringe

Kingston, ON, Canada / CKWS TV
Man arrested after threatening police with syringe

A 32 year old Kingston man is charged with drug possession and resisting arrest after threatening police with a syringe.

Just before 2 a.m. today, a police sergeant on patrol noticed a man crouched down a sidewalk at Rideau and Cataraqui Streets.

Police say the man was injecting himself with a syringe.

Another officer arrived to assist and when they tried to arrest the man he held the syringe in a threatening way at them.

After a brief struggle the man was taken into custody.

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