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Officer Assaulted – Amber COLEMAN Arrested After Foot Chase

(CENTRAL HURON, ON) – A Huron East resident is facing a number of charges following a disturbance that took place in Clinton earlier this month.

Just before 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 15, 2021 Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers received a call about a person causing a disturbance on Huron Road in Clinton.

An OPP officer arrived on scene minutes later whereupon they located the accused in the middle of the road swinging a weapon in the direction of citizens and vehicles. The accused approached the officer and swung the weapon toward the officer narrowly missing the officer. 

Upon doing so the accused took off on foot and tried to flee. The accused was then chased on foot and eventually the accused was arrested and taken into custody.

Amber COLEMAN, 29 years of age, from Huron East has been charged with Assault a Peace Officer, Causing a Disturbance and Fail to Comply with a Probation Order. 

The accused remains in custody with a court appearance scheduled for August 27, 2021 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.

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