A 20 year old Whitefish Bay (Naotkamegwanning First Nation Territory) man has been arrested after assaulting a police officer.

The incident took place last Thursday afternoon on Sylvain Street in Kenora when the OPP were dispatched to help an officer.

The officer indicated he was there on a different matter and was assaulted while trying to assist another person.

The suspect was arrested and is due to appear in court May 2nd on a charge of Assault a Peace Officer contrary to the Criminal Code.