Police officer spat on during dispute

CORNWALL – A city man is facing assault charges after a police officer was spat on during a domestic dispute.

Cornwall police were called Friday (Nov. 27) where a 50-year-old man allegedly hit his 58-year-old common-law wife in the face.

During his arrest, the man is said to have spat on the officer.

The man is facing charges of assault and assaulting a police officer.

His name was not released as it would identify the victim.

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