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Flin Flon RCMP Assaulted During Arrest


Thursday, June 22, 2023 - Three Flin Flon RCMP Officers were assaulted when they tried to arrest a suspect previously wanted in a break and enter.


The incident occurred on June 14, 2023 when they tried to stop the suspect in a vehicle on Main Street. As two of the officers were attempting to arrest the suspect, a 32 year-old woman intervened and rushed at the officers to prevent the arrest. As the officers tried to restrain the woman, the original suspect also rushed the officers.


After a third officer arrived, he deployed his taser and the suspect was subsequently arrested.


RCMP have charged the 26-year-old, Roger Custer, with Assault Cause Bodily Harm, Assault Police Officer x2, Resisting Arrest, Break and Enter, Assault with a Weapon and Mischief Under $5000.00. He was remanded into custody for a later court date.


The 32-year old female, Miranda Highway, was charged with Assault Police Officer x2 and Resisting Arrest x2. She was also remanded into custody.


The three officers suffered minor physical injuries.


Flin Flon RCMP continue to investigate.

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