A man was arrested early Sunday morning following a foot pursuit with police.
Sarnia officers were called to a building in the area of Wellington Street and Brock Street at approximately 7 a.m. It's alleged a man was on the rooftop with a hatchet.
Police said he fled the scene and after a brief foot pursuit, the suspect was apprehended with the assistance of the Sarnia Police drone. Officers who were tasked with clearing the rooftop also received assistance from Sarnia Fire's ladder truck.
A 59-year-old Sarnia man was charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and two counts of failing to comply with a release order.
On Sunday May 7, 2023 during the early morning hours, a male was on a rooftop in the area of Wellington and Brock with a hatchet. He fled from police and after a brief foot pursuit was apprehended by D platoon officers with the assistance of the Sarnia Police drone. s.r. pic.twitter.com/jgrQZUqiEF— Sarnia Police (@SarniaPolice) May 7, 2023