The Almaguin Highlands OPP has charged a man after he approached police while they were investigating a separate incident.

On Thursday, January 17th,  around 10:00pm,  Almaguin Highlands OPP say they were approached by an allegedly inebriated man on Ontario Street in Burk’s Falls.

Police say the 38-year-old man from Magnetawan was yelling and swearing at officers and was arrested for being intoxicated in a public place.

OPP also said that when officers brought the accused to the station, he became physically and verbally aggressive and caused damage to police property.

Officers charged the man with uttering threats, mischief, causing a disturbance, assaulting a peace officer with a weapon, being intoxicated in public place, and possession of unmarked cigarettes.

The accused is scheduled to appear in Court on Thursday, January 24th in Sundridge.