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Assaultive Male ArrestedWarning - this news article expired on 2016-02-25. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

On Sunday, the 24th of January, 2016, Cobourg Police responded to the downtown core for a report of an agitated, intoxicated male.

After a brief confrontation with police, the male was taken into custody without further incident.

31 year old Matthew Toomey of Cobourg is charged with Assault Police contrary to the Criminal Code and was released on a Promise to Appear and Officer in Charge Undertaking with conditions and is to appear in court on the 24th of February, 2016.

Drinking to excess can result in any number of problems. An intoxicated person can potentially endanger themselves or others, depending on their activities and behaviour.  Being Intoxicated while in public will usually garner some police attention that will get you home or lodged in a cell.

Any questions may be directed to the Cobourg Police Service by calling 905-372-6821.