Man headbutts officer after gun threat and assault on woman

Halifax District RCMP has charged a man after an incident in Lower Sackville.

On December 29, 2023, at approximately 10:50 p.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of an assault at a home on Coles Rd. in Lower Sackville. RCMP officers learned that a man had assaulted a woman, who is known to him, threatened her with a weapon and damaged property in the home. When RCMP officers arrived, the man exited the home and began threatening them. A conducted energy weapon (CEW) was deployed and after a brief struggle, the man was placed in handcuffs. While RCMP officers were escorting the man to the police car, the man headbutted one of the officers in the face, resulting in minor injuries to the officer.

Ray Saxon Fancy, 28, of Lower Sackville, has been charged with Committing an Assault by Choking, Uttering Threats (3 counts), Assaulting a Peace Officer and Resisting Arrest. Fancy has been remanded into custody and will appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court on January 2, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.


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