Suspect assaults guard and police, floods courthouse

(Newswatch Group/File)

CORNWALL – A Cornwall man is facing several charges after staff at the Cornwall Community Hospital were attacked Monday.

Police allege the suspect smashed hospital property, assaulted a security guard and spat on a police officer.

The 33-year-old was arrested and charged with assault, mischief, assaulting police and causing a disturbance. He was held for a bail hearing.

But the drama didn’t end there.

While in custody, the suspect was charged with mischief Tuesday after a flood in the cell block of the Cornwall courthouse.

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