Winnipeg Man Arrested In Excavator Incident

Charges In Excavator Incident

WINNIPEG - Manitoba RCMP say they stopped a man who allegedly jumped into an excavator at a Winnipeg water treatment plant and started smashing buildings and vehicles.

Mounties were called to the facility in the RM of Springfield for a report of a break-in early Saturday.

Officers climbed aboard the machine and eventually got the man to stop but they say he resisted arrest and assaulted them. Hoiwever, no one was injured.

A 39 year old Winnipegger faces numerous charges and remains in custody.

TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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