Moose Jaw man assaults officer after refusing to wear mask at grocery store: police
Police say they were called to the store after the man refused to leave
A 59-year-old man is facing multiple charges after he refused to wear a mask, resulting in a violent incident in Moose Jaw, police say.
On Friday just before 12 p.m. CST, Moose Jaw officers responded to a local grocery store after a report of a man not complying with a public health order, police said.
Police said the man was asked to leave the store because he was refusing to wear a mask.
When he was approached by officers an altercation ensued, police said. The man was restrained and arrested.
The 59-year-old has been charged with assaulting a police officer, obstruction and causing a disturbance.
He was also ticketed under the public health order.