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West Grey police have charged a Durham man after they say he assaulted an officer.

They say a man in a vehicle became irate following a traffic stop Friday afternoon on George Street West in Durham.

The passenger grabbed a weapon and began to threaten an officer.

Officers were able to arrest the man without any injuries.

A 47-year-old man is charged with one count of assault with a weapon and one count of uttering threats.

The accused was later released on conditions as well as a promise to appear at the Walkerton Courthouse on November 6.

Source: CTV News